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Training PDRAs at MultiSim
MultiSim has 12 post-doctoral researchers/research assistants (PDRAs). We interviewed this group to explore how they felt MultiSim has contributed to their professional development so far. The paragraphs below provide an overview of their feedback on the training opportunities we offer. Our interviews found that PDRAs actively seek new training opportunities and are self-aware ...

Sheffield: Alternatives to Research Requiring Rodents

The Sheffield event was attended by Dr Kasia Makowska, NC3Rs Press and Communications Officer: The event took place in a microbrewery, getting some curious looks from the beer-tasting tours. Dr Enrico Dall’Arra a researcher on the MultiSim project spoke about using a computer model, or a ‘digital mouse’, to better understand the mechanisms behind bone-related diseases. H...

A multiscale modelling competition recommended by researchers – Modelathon 2017

Winning team at Modelathon 2016
All of last year's participants felt they gained new skills from our MultiScale Modelling competition 'Modelathon' and would recommend it to a friend*. Find out more.... To register and find out more about this year's event visit our webpage: Modelathon 2017     The challenge explained At the 2016 Modelathon, participants were asked to design ad...

MultiSim’s participation at the International & European Society of Biomechanics

We are pleased to announce our participation at the prestigious Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB) and Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB). These two conferences are the largest gathering of experts in the field of biomechanics. They present a wonderful opportunity for our researchers to receive feedback and have engaging discussi...

Register now Modelathon 2017-Combining experimental and computational research to reduce in vivo testing in a pre-clinical setting

Second Modelathon
Register for MultiSim's Modelathon 2017 an EPSRC funded symposium followed by a three-day modelling competition on combining experimental and computational research to reduce in vivo testing in a pre-clinical setting Date Monday - Thursday, 11-14 September 2017, Diamond Building, University of Sheffield Audience Researchers in biomechanics, computational modelling or image ba...

Multiscale modelling methods in biomechanics

Multisim Again
  Dr Pinaki Bhattacharya talks about his research on the catergorisation for multiscale modelling in biomechanics. Multiscale modelling in biomechanics is a relatively new research domain. It has potential applications in preventing and developing treatments for a wide variety of diseases, however, because of this wide-ranging applicability, multiscale models that ...

Research on Digital volume correlation (DVC)

Strain uncertainties from two digital volume correlation approaches in prophylactically augmented vertebrae A newly developed technique called digital volume correlation (DVC) can be used to access the internal deformation of heterogeneous materials and structures. DVC has been exploited over the past decade to measure complex deformation fields within biological tissues, suc...

A new approach to measuring strain in bones

Evaluating the deformation field in bones under loading is very important to better understand the effect of pathologies or treatments with biomaterials. Unfortunately due to a bone heterogeneous and complex structure, the experimental measurement of bone specimens in the laboratory is not trivial, and current methods are limited to analyses on the surface of the bone. The Di...