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Vacancy: Research Bioengineer, JRI Orthopaedics Ltd, UK

August 27, 2014

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 […]

Arthritis Research UK launch Senior Research Fellowships

July 23, 2014

Applicants should normally have between 6 and 12 years’ postdoctoral research experience and proven ability in establishing an independent research programme, substantiated by publications in international journals and the award of peer-reviewed grants. They should be based in a multidisciplinary environment in a UK university department or research institute, but we would welcome applications from […]

Partner news: Promethean Particles and Ceramisys work to develop nano-materials for synthetic bone graft substitutes

June 20, 2014

The University of Nottingham along with one of its spin-out businesses and MeDe partner, Promethean Particles, have secured a major EU research project with an overall value of €9.7 million. This will fund further research work alongside key industrial partners, into the large scale manufacturing of nanomaterials. The 4-year long SHYMAN project (Sustainable Hydrothermal Manufacturing […]