Pinaki Bhattacharya: MultiSim Research Associate becomes Lecturer in Solid Biomechanics in the Insigneo Institute

                          I am excited to join the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Insigneo Institute for in silico Medicine at the University of Sheffield as a Lecturer in Solid Biomechanics. I will be teaching the module Regulatory Affairs in Medical Device...
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New study improves monitoring of treatments for multiple sclerosis

Pioneering research in Multiple Sclerosis collects patient data under ‘real life’ conditions to improve monitoring of treatments and disease progression Over 100,000 people have MS in the UK with around 5,000 newly diagnosed every year Research could help clinicians monitor condition more accurately for first time and assess effectiveness of treatments In the UK, 75...
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MultiSim’s research on the strength of children’s bones could help in the design of safer car seats

New research from MultiSim's academics based at Insigneo and Sheffield Children's hospitals looks into the strength of children's bones which could help in the design of safer car seats. The first study of its kind into infant bone strength in relation to age and weight using computer simulations The research from University of Sheffield, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NH...
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Pioneering workshop on the resilience of complex engineering systems hosted at the University of Sheffield

    On 18 January 2018, EPSRC’s MultiSim Frontier Engineering Award and the ENCORE network hosted a joint workshop that explored new ideas on how to use multi-scale modelling in complex engineering systems to improve resilience and function. The workshop was attended by over 50 leading engineers, statisticians, clinicians and early career researchers. As ...
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Fine tuning scan time for improving preclinical assessment of bone tissue

  MultiSim’s researchers are trying to find ways to reduce and refine animal testing in pre-clinical trials by using computer models and medical imaging.  One application of these approaches is to study the effect of skeletal diseases such as osteoporosis and its treatments. At the University of Sheffield, high-resolution scans can be performed on mice to measure...
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PhDs help teenagers reach their potential

The Brilliant Club is an award-winning charity that exists to increase the number of pupils from under-represented backgrounds progressing to highly-selective universities. They do this by mobilising the PhD community to share its academic expertise with state schools. Ana Sofia Ferreira,  a PhD student on the MultiSim project at the University of Sheffield’s Insigneo In...
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My professional development at MultiSim: Mario Giorgi

Mario Giorgi, shares his journey of professional development as a post-doctoral researcher on the MultiSim project based at the University of Sheffield's Insigneo Institute for in silico Medicine.  "I joined Insigneo in July 2015 on the Multisim Frontier Grant, and have now been a part of this amazing group for almost two years. Before joining MultiSim, I knew that this proj...
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Preclinical assessment of bone health

Dr. Enrico Dall'Ara  presented a seminar on Preclinical assessment of bone health with longitudinal imaging and finite element modelling at INSERM institute, Lyon, France. His session was hosted by Prof Philippe Clezardin and Dr Helene Follet. Dr Dall'Ara joined the University of Sheffield in 2013 in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. His research focuses on a better ...
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Success at tackling multi-scale problems: Modelathon 2017

The MultiSim Modelathon 2017 took place 11 – 14 September 2017 at the Diamond Building, Sheffield and aimed to provide an opportunity to discuss, network, and practise multi-scale research modelling skills through a hackathon competition with industry software and hands-on support from modelling experts. Modelathon 2017 was attended by 26 multi-scale researchers from a number o...
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Professor Lacroix’s plenary keynote on multiscale modelling of the musculoskeletal system

Plenary keynote at the International Conference on Computational Bioengineering: Multiscale modelling of the musculoskeletal system Damien Lacroix is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering University of Sheffield's Department of Mechanical Engineering and is the Director of Research at the Insigneo Institute for in silico Medicine. Damien will be presenting at  the Internatio...
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