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 » about Professor Ian Swain and Associate Professor Tom Wainwright to be guest editors on RATE edition “Special Collection on Assistive Technology for Osteoarthritis”
Welcome to Orthopaedic Research Institute
The Orthopaedic Research Institute (ORI) works across the university and with hospitals, industry partners and academia to produce high quality research and educational outputs that have a proven impact for patients, clinicians and society.
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 » about ORI has two articles amongst the top three most read articles on the Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies
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 » about OARSI 2019 World Congress on Osteoarthritis
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 » about Erika Parkinson 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 » about Francesco Ferraro joining the ORI team
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 » about My Santander Mobility Grant Experience by Shay Bahadori
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 » about ORI Research Features in a Popular Brazilian Magazine
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 » about My week at ORI – by Lottie Creasey
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 » about Orthopaedic Research Institute features in National Campaign
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 » about ORI Seminar: What’s Different about Parkinson’s Disease?