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“My Experience at ORI” by Student Research Assistant Katie Webb

“As a recent Psychology graduate I decided to explore my options within the field. I was luckily given the exciting opportunity to work alongside ORI on a research project, exploring how mental health smartphone applications are implemented and their impact on mental health. This was part of a larger future project researching how such applications… Read more »

“My Experience at ORI” by Student Research Assistant Layla Johnson

As a psychology student at Bournemouth University, I was delighted to have the opportunity to join the Orthopaedic research Institute team this summer as a Student Research Assistant. Working closely with Ranti Samaratunga on her PhD project which explores the Development and Evaluation of a Dedicated Simulator for Hip Surgery Training, I worked on evaluating… Read more »

Professor Ian Swain and Associate Professor Tom Wainwright to be guest editors on RATE edition “Special Collection on Assistive Technology for Osteoarthritis”

ORI is pleased to announce that Professor Ian Swain and Associate Professor Tom Wainwright have been invited by the Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering to be guest editors for a “Special Collection on Assistive Technology for Osteoarthritis”. This Special Collection invites work from projects using a range of Assistive Technologies which place the… Read more »

ORI has two articles amongst the top three most read articles on the Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies

It is great to see that ORI has two articles amongst the top three most read articles on the Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies website over the last 6 months. Congratulations to Professor Ian Swain, on his review paper investigating the benefits of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) for drop foot and its interference with… Read more »

OARSI 2019 World Congress on Osteoarthritis

The 2019 World Congress on Osteoarthritis was held in Toronto in May and welcomed over 1500 delegates from across the globe. The ORI team were delighted to have an abstract accepted for poster presentation at the conference. The research entitled: “Mid-term follow up and analysis of the subsequent need for hip replacement following completion of… Read more »

Erika Parkinson joining the ORI team

Dr. Erika Parkinson is a Biological Scientist specialising in proteomics analysis of serum, tissue and cell lines to study Skin Allergy, Skin Cancer and Breast Cancer.  Erika completed her BSc (HONS) in Biomedical Science at the Nottingham Trent University in 2001 where she also spent one year in industry developing detection assays for the DERA… Read more »

Francesco Ferraro joining the ORI team

Dr. Francesco Ferraro comes from a sports science background. In 2016 during his MSc (hons) he produced an award-winning thesis to look at the effects of single and dual tasks on balance with young adults. In 2019 he completed a PhD in physiology and biomechanics that looked at the effect of inspiratory muscle training on… Read more »

My Santander Mobility Grant Experience by Shay Bahadori

Last March, with funding from the Santander Mobility Grant facilitated by the Bournemouth University Fundraising and Alumni Relations team, I was fortunate enough to be able to travel to the University of Sao Paulo (USP) in Brazil.  There I met Prof. Carlos Carlos Bandeira de Mello Monteiro and his research team, who have published extensively… Read more »

ORI Research Features in a Popular Brazilian Magazine

ORI works internationally and offer support to visiting students and early career researchers in developing their research skills. During the summer of 2018, ORI supported a Spanish PhD student, Eduardo Martínez-Carbonell, who was in Bournemouth studying English.  An outcome of this collaboration was a publication in BMC Geriatrics titled “Does aquatic exercise improve commonly reported… Read more »

My week at ORI – by Lottie Creasey

This week I had the opportunity to visit ORIBU in my half term. I had a fantastic time thanks to the ORI team and it has really motivated me in my aspiration to study medicine at university, showing me an entirely different side to the career. Throughout the week, I was able to use some… Read more »