Analysis of Orthopaedic Implants: A Multi-scale Approach
Dr B Pal, Dr G Tozzi, Prof G Blunn
17 February 2019
Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in October 2019. The PhD will be based in the School of Mechanical and Design Engineering and will be supervised by Dr Bidyut Pal, Dr Gianluca Tozzi and Professor Gordon Blunn.
Development of bioactive orthopaedic cement materials
Prof W Palin, Dr R M Shelton, Prof PR Cooper
Applications accepted all year round
The widely used bone cement type, polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) has many limitations including difficulty in handling, slow setting, shrinkage and heat production, which ultimately reduces the lifetime of the artificial implanted device.