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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 Step Change in LMIC Prosthetics Provision through Computer Aided Design, Actimetry and Database TechnologiesDickinson, Dr AUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 909,511
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 UniversitySch of Engineering 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
Centre for the Analysis of Motion, Entertainment Research and Applications (CAMERA)Cosker, Professor DPUniversity of BathComputer Science 3,994,055
Controlling Abnormal Network Dynamics with Optogenetics (CANDO)Jackson, Dr ANewcastle UniversityInstitute of Neuroscience 4,980,966
Developing a humanoid bioreactor for tendon tissue engineeringMouthuy, Dr PUniversity of OxfordBotnar Research Centre 1,195,269
Engineering a next generation physiological wrist simulator for innovation of rehabilitation protocols and surgical interventionsKedgley, Dr AEImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 100,810
Enhanced surgical treatments for hip osteoarthritisWilliams, Professor SUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 1,021,819
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, Professor 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
Fit-for-purpose, affordable body-powered prosthesesKenney, Professor LUniversity of SalfordSch of Health Sciences 1,412,730
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
Low cost through knee prostheses. TaKeuPBull, Professor AMJImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 888,572
Mechano-biology of the bone metastatic niche in breast cancerBrown, Professor NicolaUniversity of SheffieldOncology 323,929
Medical Device Prototype & Manufacture UnitJeffers, Dr JImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 1,686,762
Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre Phase 2 Regenerative DevicesFisher, Professor JUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 3,024,405
MMEAW: Modelling the MEchanics of Animal WhiskersGoss, Dr VGALondon South Bank UniversitySchool of Engineering 460,716
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
Neural oscillator network modelling of auditory stream segregationRankin, Dr JUniversity of ExeterMathematical Sciences 173,945
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
Personalised approach to restoration of arm function in people with high-level tetraplegiaChadwick, Dr EKJKeele UniversityInst for Science and Tech in Medicine 386,808
Potts shunt for suprasystemic pulmonary artery hypertension: decision-making and designPant, Dr SSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 100,840
Sensorimotor Learning for Control of Prosthetic LimbsNazarpour, Dr KNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 1,028,683
Shape memory bone and soft tissue fixationsCoates, Professor PDUniversity of BradfordFaculty of Engineering and Informatics 904,074
Shape sensing textile for orthotics - SmartSensOticsMünzenrieder, Dr NSUniversity of SussexSch of Engineering and Informatics 744,204
Soft robotic technologies for next-generation bio-integrative medical devicesRossiter, Professor JMUniversity of BristolEngineering Mathematics 1,046,902
Towards a multisensory hearing aid: Engineering synthetic audiovisual and audiotactile signals to aid hearing in noisy backgroundsReichenbach, Dr TImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 1,029,425
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 ReplacementCoussios, Professor CUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 1,571,940
ULTRASPINE: Ultrasound-Enabled Minimally Invasive Disc ReplacementWilcox, Professor RKUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 991,843
Using artificial intelligence to share control of a powered-wheelchair between a wheelchair user and an intelligent sensor system.Sanders, Dr DAUniversity of PortsmouthSchool of Engineering 465,563
Wearable Soft Robotics for Independent LivingRossiter, Professor JMUniversity of BristolEngineering Mathematics 2,026,737

Total Number of Grants: 46
Total Value of Grants: £68,188,931

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