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University of Leeds to lead medical technologies audit

November 23, 2016

A University of Leeds-led consortium has been chosen by the Government to carry out an audit of research, innovation and industry in medical technologies. The Science Innovation Audit contract, announced in today’s Autumn Statement, was awarded in recognition of the Leeds City Region consortium’s significant expertise and strength in this field. The audit will explore […]

Toshiba Fellowship Programme 2017: Applications now open

November 2, 2016

The Toshiba Fellowship Programme offers outstanding scientists an annual opportunity to apply to join Toshiba’s research and development laboratories in Japan for up to two years, on a Research Fellowship Contract. The Toshiba Fellowship Programme is a unique opportunity for recently qualified PhD level scientists, mainly from science, computing and mathematics disciplines. It offers a […]

Call for posters: MeDe Innovation Annual Conference 2017

October 26, 2016

Abstract submissions are invited from researchers within the MeDe Innovation community for short oral presentations combined with a poster presentation. We would particularly like to receive abstracts describing research secondments, training secondments, collaborative research between academic partners, cross disciplinary research, international research collaborations and collaborative research with clinical and industry partners. Our 1 minute poster […]

PhD studentship – Surgery and Interventional Science (University College London)

October 25, 2016

Applications are invited from suitably qualified graduates for a PhD studentship (3 years) based within Dr Deepak Kalaskar’s patient specific medical implant and device (PSMID) research group, part of the Centre for Nanotechnology and Tissue engineering and multidisciplinary research facility at UCL, with a focus on patient specific implants and device design. Working within the […]

University of Leeds awarded £3.7m to fund knee therapy research

September 30, 2016

The University of Leeds has been awarded £3.7m by the EPSRC to develop novel testing methods for new knee therapies to treat osteoarthritis and other conditions. The research at Leeds will be led by Professor Ruth Wilcox, Director of the Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, and will aim to develop novel testing methods for new knee […]