The University of Sheffield 3RS Symposium 2017

The University of Sheffield 3RS Symposium 2017   The University of Sheffield is hosting a 3Rs symposium on Wednesday 28 June co-organised by the NC3Rs (National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research). The aim of this event is to showcase the application of replacement, refinement and reduction (3Rs) to research u...
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Find out how to progress your career as a multiscale PDRA

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 ...
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The University of Sheffield 3RS Symposium 2017

Wed 28 June 10.30 am — 4.15 pm Lecture Theatre 9. The Diamond, The University of Sheffield The University of Sheffield is hosting a 3Rs symposium on Wednesday 28 June co-organised by the NC3Rs (National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research). The aim of this event is to showcase the application of replacement, refinement and...
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Andre Castro

Andre Castro is a Biomedical Engineer (MEng), who graduated from the University of Minho (Portugal, 2009). In 2011, he obtained a Post-Graduate course in Management of Health Institutions from CESPU College of Health Sciences (Portugal).  In 2013 he obtained a PhD in Biomedical Engineering (University of Minho), his thesis was on the Development of a Biomimetic Finite Element M...
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Fun, inspiring and free events at Sheffield Festival of Science and Engineering in March

Sheffield’s Festival of Science & Engineering Over 50 fun, inspiring and free events taking place during March 2017. Everyone welcome. Our Festival is celebrating world-class research in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), is back. This diverse programme will fascinate, entertain and engage children, young people and adults alike – with events, talks and ...
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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...
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Fun, inspiring and free events at Sheffield Festival of Science and Engineering in March

Sheffield’s Festival of Science & Engineering Over 50 fun, inspiring and free events taking place during March 2017. Everyone welcome. Our Festival is celebrating world-class research in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), is back. This diverse programme will fascinate, entertain and engage children, young people and adults alike – with events, talks and ...
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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...
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Neck muscle weakness due to motor neurone disease

Snood Study
 A MultiSim researcher  has been a part of a preliminary study on patients affected by neck muscle weakness due to motor neurone disease. Below is a summary of research by Silvia Pancani who is one of the authors of a paper on cervical orthoses published in Clinical Biomechanics. Background An orthosis is an externally applied device that is designed and fitted to the body...
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Insigneo in partnership with three leading Scottish universities : SofTMech, a centre for multiscale soft tissue mechanics

SofTMech is a Centre for multiscale soft tissue mechanics funded by EPSRC under its Mathematical Sciences in healthcare programme. The centre is led by the University of Glasgow in partnership with University of St Andrews, Heriot Watt University and The University of Sheffield. SoftMech will accelerate the development of multiscale soft-tissue modelling by constructing a ge...
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