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China honours Professor Phil Coates with prestigious award

January 11, 2018

Professor Phil Coates, Co-Investigator for MeDe Innovation Theme 2A ‘Minimally invasive implantation of bioactive materials’, has received the International Science and Technology Cooperation Award in China. Phil Coates, Professor of Polymer Engineering at University of Bradford, received the International Science and Technology Cooperation Award from President Xi Jinping in a ceremony held in the Great […]

Research Assistant/Associate position – Newcastle University

January 9, 2018

Research Assistant/Associate (Microfluidics for Osteoarthritis Tissue Models) £27,285 to £28,936 (without awarded PhD) £29,799 to £38,833  (PhD awarded/equivalent experience) You will undertake research as part of an NC3Rs funded project which will develop high throughput micro-tissue based models of osteoarthritis, with the micro-tissue models developed using cell printing techniques. You will work as part of an inter-disciplinary […]

‘Vlog like a pro’ competiton: public voting now open

January 8, 2018

The MeDe Innovation Early Career Researchers have been hard at work creating their own videos and vlogs describing their research, collaborations and professional development within the programme. The public vote is now open, and we need you to decide who wins a GoPro! Videos should be judged on: creativity impact public appeal The video with […]

Inspiring innovation in the medical devices sector – an interview with Professor John Fisher

December 21, 2017

On 7th September, MeDe Innovation’s collaborative approach to innovation won the Academic Innovator award at The Engineer’s Collaborate to Innovate Awards in London. The Engineer magazine recently interviewed Professor John Fisher on how our research inspires innovation in the medical devices sector:   “Through the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices, academia and […]

Dr Sophie Williams awarded almost £1m EPSRC research grant at University of Leeds

November 15, 2017

Dr Sophie Williams, School of Mechanical Engineering at University of Leeds, is one of eight researchers awarded a grant to address long-term health challenges through the development of innovative healthcare technologies. Dr Williams’ project, ‘Enhanced surgical treatments for hip osteoarthritis’, is designed to improve the understanding of factors leading to impingement – this can occur […]