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Engineering Policy - Current Issues: UK Focus for Biomedical Engineering Panel for Biomedical Engineering The The Royal Academy of Engineering Panel for Biomedical Engineering provides a forum through which the principal organisations concerned with biomedical engineering can communicate, debate and jointly act upon issues which affect this area. Objectives To highlight to industry the potential of biomedical engineering for wealth creation To encourage UK manufacturing industry to exploit the opportunities available in biomedical engineering. The panel undertakes a number of specific activities each year in an attempt to meet the above objectives. Activities Each year the panel for Biomedical Engineering undertakes a number of specific activities which contribute to the achievement of its objectives. Contact

Medical product guide MERU | From disabilities to possibilities London Medicine Brunel Institute for Bioengineering Brunel Institute for BioengineeringWe are a multidisciplinary research institute with interests in solutions for health, medicine and surgery. Follow the links to find our more about our current research involvements. Surgical Tools Robotic technology in surgical therapy has demonstrated accurate and consistent tool trajectories in contrast with manual intervention. Bioprocess EngineeringNew centrifugal liquid-liquid extraction technology was developed in the Institute’s Advanced Bioprocessing Centre. Assistive TechnologyWe design products that thoughtfully use technology to help people live better. FES RowingFunctional electrical stimulation rowing after spinal cord injury: health, sport and recreation. The Brunel Institute for Bioengineering is a multi-disciplinary research organisation producing new and innovative solutions in practice for health, medicine and surgery. The research is supported by research councils, industry and charities. The two main research areas at BIB are

Technology in Medicine Section We are very keen to enhance our Section Council with new active members who have a particular interest in technology in medicine. For further information, please contact or by phone on 0207 290 3934. About this section Purpose: To encourage and promote cross-disciplinary awareness of new and emerging medical technologies. Section members: Medical professionals interested in technology in medicine. Section council: Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section council, led by the Section President. The future of robotics in surgery Thursday 5 February 2015, Royal Society of Medicine1 Wimpole StreetLONDONW1G 0AE This one-off meeting will bring together academic and commercial experts in innovative engineering solutions to review the latest surgical robotic research and to identify where future innovation in this field can benefit patients. Rebuilding faces: Technology in maxillofacial surgery and AGM online learning Find out more

Research scientist (medical): Job description Medical research scientists devise and conduct experiments in order to increase the body of scientific knowledge on topics related to medicine. They also develop new, or improve existing, drugs, treatments or other medically related products. Medical research takes place in higher education institutions, research institutes, hospitals and industry. The level of research may be basic and involve investigating the underlying basis of health or disease or it may be more applied and include conducting clinical research, investigating methods of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human disorders. Research may be at the molecular level, carried out using appropriate cell and animal models, or human volunteers may be used to study the clinical effects of various factors. Typical work activities The specifics of the role vary according to the setting, but much of the work is laboratory-based.

Overview of research careers - Skills & careers - Medical Research Council Click on the diagram to enlarge (opens in new window). Research training and careers The people we nurture and support to become tomorrow’s leaders in discovery science are central to the MRC’s mission. Train and develop the next generation of research leadersSupport excellent individuals at critical points of their careersHelp address research skills priorities identified with partners Training and careers strategy: a fresh approach Our Training and Careers Group (TCG) takes the lead in developing the MRC's strategy across all aspects of research training, careers and skills. In 2014 we conducted a review of medical research careers to better understand concerns relating to pursuing a career in medical research, through a broad consultation with our community and a review of next destinations (PDF, 927KB). We are taking a fresh approach to supporting careers by removing eligibility criteria based on years of post-doctoral experience. Strategic skills​ Studentships and fellowships

Academic Medicine If you are a clinician committed to combining research with clinical practice then there are many career opportunities available which can help you achieve your goals. In the UK, most clinical academics have an honorary contract with the NHS, are registered with the GMC and/or have a national training number (NTN). Some clinicians get involved in research early in their training; however you can also pursue research during your specialist training period. To undertake a period of research you often need to work within a higher education institute, such as a research institute, or university. Research funders in the UK include many charities (e.g. These research funders, support clinical academics through competitive personal funding schemes which are available at every career stage. Different levels of personal research support available include: · A Research Training Fellowship (to undertake a minimal amount of clinical work whilst completing a research based higher degree)

Postgraduate & early career | Physiological Society For postgraduate and early-career researchers, The Society offers a range of schemes to help develop your skills and career. From funding to attend scientific meetings and schemes to organise symposia, to skills workshops and a science writing prize, we aim to help increase postgraduate employability. Below is an outline of some of the support available. The Early Career Physiologists’ Symposium (ECPS) ECPS offers PhD students and recently qualified postdoctoral workers the chance to organise a scientific symposium. The Young Life Scientists’ Symposium (YLS) The Physiological Society co-sponsors The Young Life Scientists’ Symposium (YLS) alongside the Biochemical Society and the British Pharmacological Society. Travel grants for early-career researchers Early-career researchers can apply for grants to attend scientific meetings. Experimental Physiology Early Career Authors' Prize The Journal of Physiology Early Investigator Prize

European Directory of Medical Devices & Diagnostics Companies 2015 No other directory keeps you abreast of the thousands of personnel changes taking place due to company mergers, acquisitions, consolidations, and staff turnover. This Directory is a must-have for anyone who needs to find contacts in the MD&D sector throughout Europe. This Directory will enable you to: Pinpoint key executives Profile a market Build new business prospects Generate new customers Discover who your competitors are Make vital contacts Save the time, money and effort of doing your own research Identify alternative suppliers and manufacturers Source up-to-date company information Access a wealth of quality information on companies and key personnel worldwide. Whether you are a product manager, in charge of marketing or simply interested to remain in touch with the latest developments in the MD & D industry, this Directory will save you time and effort in finding the up-to-date information you need. Companies included in this directory are: Plus many more! and much more!

Biomedical Research & Medical Research Charities Directory | Charity Choice Login or Sign up The Premier Guide to Charities in the UK Medical Research charities Below, we've listed medical research charities. Some of these registered groups focus on a single area like cancer research or experimental treatments. To donate, or to find out more - including how you can raise funds and volunteer your time - simply click on an individual organisation. 21 pages 419 results Alzheimer's Research UK Cambridge, Cambridgeshire About Us We are the UK’s leading research charity aiming to defeat dementia. Costello Syndrome Support Group Manchester, Greater Manchester Costello Syndrome, a rare genetic syndrome, is characterized by multiple congenital anomalies in...Read more » The Foundation for Liver Research London 1 in 10 people will suffer from liver disease. Bowel & Cancer Research In 2009 more than 40,000 men and women were diagnosed with bowel (colorectal) cancer. British Medical Association Scholarship Trust Fund The BMA has been awarding research grants since 1840. Breast Cancer UK

How we got our jobs in healthcare research This week, Alice and Liv, both psychology graduates, tell us about how they secured their placements with the Yorkshire and Quality Safety Team This team conduct research into how to to solve patient safety problems. The offer some great insights into this field and include top tips for anyone who is thinking about going on placmement. Alice: Liv and I, both of us coming from Psychology degrees- work as Research and Implementation Assistants for the Yorkshire and Quality Safety Team. This team is made up of researchers who aim to develop and evaluate innovative solutions to patient safety problems. Our role within this is very diverse but primarily we work to support the team in their various projects. This has meant getting involved at all stages of the research process, from reviewing literature, to going into hospitals and conducting the research to then analysing data. Any previous experience and why we applied: What’s been good? What’s been learned from it? Like this: Like Loading...