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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 »

My summer at ORI by SRA Mira Obersteiner

This summer I was given the great opportunity to support ORI with my PR and Marketing knowledge as a Student Research Assistant. As a former PR student with experience in content strategy I was tasked to improve ORI’s online communication across all platforms. Being the only ORI team member with a communication and PR background,… Read more »

“My Experience at ORI” by Student Research Assistant Doriana Re

This summer I have started my Student Research Assistant Scheme here at the Orthopaedic Research Institute (ORI) along with the National Centre for Computer Animation (NCCA), after I completed my second year of Computer Animation Arts (BA) at Bournemouth University. My role was to support the development phase of an augmented reality based simulator, aimed… Read more »

Student Research Assistants at ORIBU

This month at ORI, we are delighted to welcome Mira Obersteiner and Doriana Re to the team as Student Research Assistants (SRA’s). Doriana is a Computer Animation Arts student who will be working closely with ORI PhD student, Mara Aguilera Canon to model, design and draw a virtual reality hip joint and Mako Hip Replacement… Read more »

Bournemouth University’s Festival of Learning 2018, Orthopaedics in Action

Bournemouth University’s annual Festival of Learning is now in its sixth year and runs from Saturday 16 – Wednesday 20 June, bringing learning to life with free events, activities and opportunities to learn something new. We are delighted to open the Orthopaedic Research Institute’s research laboratory as part of the event so that you can… Read more »

Orthopaedic Research Institute invited to represent Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership at the Innovation South Conference

  On the 27 March 2018, The Innovation South Showcase was held at the all new Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre. Innovation South is a new collaboration between the government and industry to promote the skills and strengths of the South of England’s economy. Innovation South, is an alliance of companies, Universities and public authorities… Read more »