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EPSRC Support by Research Topic in Biomechanics & Rehabilitation

We classify grants using one or more research topics. Value is the total value of the grants awarded, not the proportion assigned to different research topics, so it does not show the level of investment in different research areas.

Grant TitlePrincipal
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A technique to measure stiffness, strength and creep of soft biological tissuesSavin, Dr TUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 101,306
A Translational Alliance between Newcastle University and OssurNazarpour, Dr KNewcastle UniversityElectrical, Electronic & Computer Eng 240,010
Adaptive Assistive Rehabilitative Technology: Beyond the Clinic (AART-BC)James, Professor CUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 1,862,864
Additive manufacturing of advanced medical devices for cartilage regeneration: minimally invasive early interventionJones, Professor JRImperial College LondonMaterials 1,057,128
Adverse loading of the hip joint after joint preserving and joint replacement surgeryJeffers, Dr JImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 532,259
Adverse loading of the hip joint after joint preserving and joint replacement surgeryJeffers, Dr JImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 532,259
An Interactive Training Platform to Improve Manual Wheelchair SkillsGerling, Dr KUniversity of LincolnSchool of Computer Science 83,526
Centre for the Analysis of Motion, Entertainment Research and Applications (CAMERA)Cosker, Dr DPUniversity of BathComputer Science 3,994,055
Controlling Abnormal Network Dynamics with Optogenetics (CANDO)Jackson, Dr ANewcastle UniversityInstitute of Neuroscience 4,980,126
Decoding the neural drive for finer and more intuitive control of a myoelectric robotic handCiti, Dr LUniversity of EssexComputer Sci and Electronic Engineering 100,951
Development of a Functional Electrical Stimulation System for Bone Health Maintenance in Spinal Cord Injury PatientsHolderbaum, Professor WUniversity of ReadingSch of Biological Sciences 708,302
Enabling Technologies for Sensory Feedback in Next-Generation Assistive DevicesNazarpour, Dr KNewcastle UniversityElectrical, Electronic & Computer Eng 1,444,283
Enabling Technologies for Sensory Feedback in Next-Generation Assistive DevicesNazarpour, Dr KNewcastle UniversityElectrical, Electronic & Computer Eng 1,444,283
EPSRC CDT in Medical Devices & Health TechnologiesConnolly, Professor PUniversity of StrathclydeBiomedical Engineering 4,097,771
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Autonomous and Robotic Systems - FARSCOPERichards, Dr AUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 4,930,858
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Neurotechnology for Life and HealthSchultz, Professor SRImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 4,164,295
EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical DevicesFisher, Professor JUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 5,666,850
EPSRC-NIHR HTC Partnership Award Plus Funds: Technology Network-Plus on Devices for Surgery and RehabilitationYang, Professor GImperial College LondonInstitute for Global Health 507,552
EPSRC-NIHR HTC Partnership Award 'Plus': UNIFY PlusWilliams, Professor DJLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 364,338
EPSRC-NIHR HTC Partnership Award: Technology Network on Devices for Surgery and RehabilitationYang, Professor GImperial College LondonInstitute for Global Health 152,205
EPSRC-Royal Society fellowship engagement (2013): The mechanics of the insect wing hingeWalker, Dr SMUniversity of OxfordZoology 275,538
High-speed multi-channel 3-D Optical Coherence Tomography studies of the biomechanics of skin friction.Matcher, Professor SUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 652,829
Identifying the Irreversible Mechanical Behaviour of Individual Mineralised Collagen Fibril AssembliesWolfram, Dr UHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 95,775
Intervention for early stage osteoarthritis or cartilage injuryJeffers, Dr JImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 1,037,830
Intervention for early stage osteoarthritis or cartilage injuryJeffers, Dr JImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 1,037,830
LSI Doctoral Training Centres - Medical devices doctoral training centreConnolly, Professor PUniversity of StrathclydeBiomedical Engineering 4,612,583
Mapping the biomechanical properties of the sub-glottal region of the human vocal tractGoodyer, Professor ENDe Montfort UniversityFaculty of Technology 24,488
Mechano-biology of the bone metastatic niche in breast cancerBrown, Professor NicolaUniversity of SheffieldOncology 161,956
Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre Phase 2 Regenerative DevicesFisher, Professor JUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 3,024,405
Modelling complex and partially identified engineering problems- Application to the individualised multiscale simulation of the musculoskeletal systemHounslow, Professor MJUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 4,859,494
Modelling the mechanics of epithelial sheets on soft substrates: nonlinearity, feedback and dissipationDunlop, Dr CUniversity of SurreyMathematics 95,703
Novel Assessment of the Osteoarthritic Hip Subchondral Bone: a Combined Experimental and Computational InvestigationDall'Ara, Dr EUniversity of SheffieldOncology and Metabolism 100,578
Novel Bio-Inspired 'Smart' Joint for Prosthetics and Robotics Lower LimbsEtoundi, Dr A CUniversity of the West of EnglandFaculty of Environment and Technology 101,090
Novel design analysis tools to increase precision and reduce variation in hip replacement performanceWilcox, Professor RKUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 1,025,492
Optimising knee therapies through improved population stratification and precision of the interventionWilcox, Professor RKUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 3,962,447
Osteoarthritis Technology NetworkPlus (OATech+): a multidisciplinary approach to the prevention and treatment of osteoarthritisHolt, Professor CCardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 968,486
Parameters for re-engineering stump skin to alleviate pressure ulcersHiggins, Dr CAImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 484,636
Power-Up! Fuelling a new generation of assistive technologiesHolloway, Dr CUCLCivil Environmental and Geomatic Eng 99,425
Socio-technical materials for prosthetic handsPullin, Dr GMUniversity of DundeeSocial Digital 230,357
Soft robotic technologies for next-generation bio-integrative medical devicesRossiter, Professor JMUniversity of BristolEngineering Mathematics 1,046,902
Towards Bespoke Bio-Hybrid Prosthesis - Manufacturing bio-inductive interfaces in 3DHarris, Professor RAUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 525,896
Towards Bespoke Bio-Hybrid Prosthesis - Manufacturing bio-inductive interfaces in 3DHarris, Professor RAUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 525,896
ULTRASPINE: Ultrasound-Enabled Minimally Invasive Disc ReplacementWilcox, Professor RKUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 991,843
ULTRASPINE: Ultrasound-Enabled Minimally Invasive Disc ReplacementCoussios, Professor CUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 1,571,940
Wearable Soft Robotics for Independent LivingRossiter, Professor JMUniversity of BristolEngineering Mathematics 2,026,737

Total Number of Grants: 45
Total Value of Grants: £66,505,379

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).