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Day Case Hip & Knee Arthroplasty

Earlier this month, Associate Professor Tom Wainwright was invited to speak in Newcastle at a conference jointly hosted by The British Association of Day Surgery, and the Quality Improvement in Surgical Teams (QIST) collaborative from Northumbria Healthcare. Tom was invited to the event by Prof Mike Reed, and was asked to talk about “Using Data… Read more »

Digital Innovation for Surgery Planning, Simulation and Treatment in China and the UK

This October, head of ORI, Professor Robert Middleton travelled to Beijing, China for the 2019 Workshop of Digital Innovation for Surgery Planning, Simulation and Treatment in China and the UK. Under the Researcher Links scheme (offered with the Newton Fund), Beihang University hosted the workshop in the Liaoning Hotel, Beijing from 16th-18th October 2019. The… Read more »

ERAS Spine research collaboration visit to Dalhousie University in Canada

Associate Professor Tom Wainwright recently visited Halifax in Canada as the guest of Professor Sean Christie, who is the Vice Chair and Director of Research within the Division of Neurosurgery at Dalhousie University. Prof Christie, Past President of the Canadian Spine Society, invited Tom to lecture at Grand Rounds after Tom had delivered a keynote… Read more »

My Santander Mobility Trip to Boston, Massachusetts

By Louise Burgess This September, with funding from the Santander Mobility Grant, facilitated by the Bournemouth University Fundraising team, I was fortunate enough to travel to Boston, Massachusetts, to visit some of the world-leading experts in osteoarthritis research. My visit was kindly hosted by Dr Julie Keysor, who was Director of Boston University’s Centre for… Read more »

Mako study up and running!

Since July 2019, ORI has been busy recruiting patients having robotic total hip replacement surgery at the Nuffield Hospital, into an observational study to evaluate recovery following Mako-Robotic-Arm assisted total hip replacement. Baseline assessments have now been carried out on over 20 patients, and we are aiming to recruit 100 patients as part of the… Read more »

“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 »