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EPSRC Call: Design the Future

September 2, 2014

EPSRC would like to invite applicants to participate in a funding initiative to explore the potential for “Design the Future”. This call aims to encourage adventurous research addressing future design challenges, researching the effect of new science and engineering on the designers and the design process, leading to the development of future products and processes. […]

Vacancy: Research Scientist, JRI Orthopaedics Ltd, UK

August 27, 2014

Our industrial partner, JRI Orthopaedics Ltd, is seeking a Research Scientist to work on an exciting new R&D project funded by the Technology Strategy Board. The project will involve the development of new sintering process for bioactive glasses which have significant aspects of bioengineering design and project management. The position is based on a 12 […]

Vacancy: Research Bioengineer, JRI Orthopaedics Ltd, UK

Our industrial partner, JRI Orthopaedics Ltd, is seeking a Research Bioengineer to support all activities relating to the European-funded RESTORATION project on which JRI collaborates. The project is coordinated by Professor Kenny Dalgarno (Newcastle University) and has 12 partners across Europe. The Research Bioengineer will be responsible for maintaining the project plan including all project […]

University’s new partnership will boost life science businesses in the North

July 25, 2014

The University of Leeds and Bionow have agreed a formal collaboration to support the UK life science sector in the North. The partnership will see the development of a series of initiatives designed to help northern biomedical companies drive the growth and competitiveness of their business. Built around the University’s world-class strength in interdisciplinary biomedical […]

New report: lack of NHS engineers is putting lives at risk

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ new report Biomedical engineering: advancing UK healthcare is calling for urgent action to prioritise the role of engineers in the NHS, and introduce a Chief Biomedical Engineer in every NHS acute trust. The low priority given to NHS engineers is leading to problems caused by faulty medical equipment, cancelled operations […]