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University of Leeds showcases pioneering research for Minister

June 16, 2015

The new Minister for Universities and Science, Jo Johnson MP, visited world-leading research facilities at the University of Leeds today. Mr Johnson toured the University’s Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (iMBE), which has pioneered research in joint replacement technologies, regenerative medicine and tissue engineering, and the National Facility for Innovative Robotic Systems, one of […]

Simpleware ScanIP software receives FDA 510(k) market clearance

April 23, 2015

UK-based Simpleware’s 3D image processing software ScanIP has received 510(k) marketing clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. ScanIP is intended for use as a software interface and image segmentation system for the transfer of imaging information from a medical scanner such as a CT scanner or an MRI scanner to an output file. […]

BSA Media Fellowships: applications now open

March 24, 2015

British Science Association Media Fellowships  provide a unique opportunity for practising scientists, clinicians and engineers to spend three to six weeks working at a media outlet, such as the Guardian, the Times, or the BBC. Fellows are mentored by professional journalists and learn how the media operates and reports on science, how to communicate with […]

Partner news: Innovative 3D Laser Cutting of Glass – 3D Clear Cut

January 21, 2015

Independent research and development, consultancy and testing facility, Glass Technology Services Ltd (GTS), is developing a novel laser process to optimise the production of customised three dimensional glass components. Designed to meet increased industry demand for low-cost, flexible manufacturing of complex glass shapes, 3D Clear-Cut will enable several pieces to be laser-cut from a single […]

Uniting the women of science and engineering

March 17, 2015

Professor Ruth Wilcox – a MeDe Innovation investigator from the University of Leeds – has been honoured with Suffrage Science Award, supported by the Medical Research Council and the Royal Society, selected by current MRC Suffrage Award holders as outstanding researchers in science and engineering. As part of the award, the winners receive jewellery, either […]