1st EPSRC MultiSim Interdisciplinary Workshop on Multiscale Modelling

29th March 2019, ICOSS, University of Sheffield Participants networking and comparing approaches and challenges of using multiscale modelling in their disciplines On Friday, 29th March, a bright sunny Spring day in Sheffield, researchers from across disciplines in science and engineering with an interest in multiscale modelling gathered at the ICOSS Conference Centre. Th...
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MultiSim2 Awarded

Second phase of funding to expand research into modelling the human musculoskeletal system to tackle a broader range of ageing related and neurodegenerative conditions University of Sheffield research into modelling of human musculoskeletal system to assist the assessment, diagnosis and treatment options for individual patients has received a second phase funding via th...
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MultiSim Researcher, Aban Shuaib, invited to McGill University, Canada, to present his Agent-Based Modelling (ABM) work

MacDonald Engineering Building, McGill University, Montreal, Canada Aban Shuaib, a MultiSim researcher working on the simulations of bone remodelling using agent based modelling (ABM) was invited to present his work at McGill University (Montreal, Canada). Aban was invited by Professor Luc Mongeau, Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering (https://www.mcgill.ca/mec...
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Ivan Benemerito

Ivan Benemerito, a PhD student associated with the MultiSim project, has recently successfully defended his PhD thesis. Ivan describes how his experience in MultiSim has prepared him for his new role in CompBioMed. "I got my Bachelor degree in Aerospace Engineering from Sapienza Università di Roma, and my Master degree in Mathematical Engineering for Università di Roma T...
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Zainab Altai joins MultiSim as a researcher in musculoskeletal biomechanics

Zainab Altai Zainab Altai has recently joined the MultiSim project after completing her PhD at the Insigneo for in silico Medicine, under the Supervision of Dr Xinshan Lee, and has written about her time at Insigneo. "I got my MSc degree in Mechanical engineering from Almustansiriyah University in Baghdad. I won a scholarship, fully funded by the HCED in Iraq, t...
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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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Precision of Digital Volume Correlation Approaches

University of Sheffield's researchers are improving the assessment of deformation in bone tissue using "Digital Volume Correlation" (DVC) approach that is considered a state-of-the-art image-processing technique.     This research aims to improve our knowledge about bone fracture mechanism. Particularly focusing on the bone fracture mechanism due to bone a...
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Barbara Kalkman

Barbara completed a masters in research (Human Movement Sciences) at the VU University, Netherlands. Her masters dissertation focused on neuro-muscular control of cross-educated movements. In 2014 she started a PhD at Liverpool John Moores University. Her doctoral research based in the University's Biomechanics group focused on muscle mechanical properties and the response...
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