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Medical Research Council - Home  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. 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. Medical research scientists are also concerned with disseminating the results of their work to others. Scientists also need to keep up to date with other research being carried out in, or related to, their field of study.

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. We have a leading national role in training future research leaders across a range of biomedical, clinical and health disciplines. In addition to postdoctoral positions on our research grants to universities and research staff in MRC units and institutes, we support around 1,900 PhD students and 200 postdoctoral fellows at any one time in universities, units and centres. We work with universities, units and institutes to: 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 We are taking a fresh approach to supporting careers by removing eligibility criteria based on years of post-doctoral experience. 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. There are some research jobs advertised for clinicians, but you will often have to negotiate with your NHS team to undertake research. You can do this by applying for money from other research funders. 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.