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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 »

Orthopaedic Research Institute features in National Campaign

This week, ORI was showcased as part of a Universities UK (UUK) national campaign, ‘MadeatUni’ which sees a host of UK universities celebrated for their contributions to society and everyday life. The list, which has been compiled by UUK, aims to celebrate significant interventions, discoveries and social initiatives made by academics over the years which… Read more »

ORI Seminar: What’s Different about Parkinson’s Disease?

On Monday 22nd October 2018, the Orthopaedic Research Institute welcomed Dr Ralph Gregory and Professor Ian Swain to lead an evening seminar on Parkinson’s Disease. Dr Ralph Gregory, Consultant Neurologist and Dorset’s lead for Parkinson’s opened the evening with an insightful and informative talk on the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Dr Gregory highlighted how Dopamine has,… Read more »

ORI Seminar: Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome

Last Monday (24th September 2018), ORI welcomed Dr Angie Fearon, Assistant Professor in Physiotherapy, from the University of Canberra in Australia. Angie qualified from Lincoln Institute of Health Sciences with a Batchelor of Applied Science in 1996, and has since completed her Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia and a PhD… Read more »

The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals Open Day – by Louise Burgess

Last Saturday (15th October) Professor Middleton and I took ORI to the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals Open Day. The event saw an impressive growth compared to previous years, with over 1000 visitors through the door. Our stand aimed to share our CHAIN (Cycling Against Hip) programme with visitors to Bournemouth Hospital. The CHAIN programme is… Read more »

An Erasmus Traineeship at The Orthopaedic Research Institute by Péter Kovács

  I am very pleased to have completed an Erasmus traineeship at the Orthopaedic Research Institute (ORI). I have seen new methods of surgery, including robotic hip replacement at the Nuffield Health Hospital. This was very interesting for me because in Hungary we are yet to see this technology. I have also assisted Professor Robert… Read more »