Our Biomechanics group's research is focused on understanding the link between mechanics and biology in the musculoskeletal system. More specifically, our research involves biomechanics, pathologies and repair of skeletal tissues using tissue characterisation methods, imaging and computational simulation techniques. Our research has direct applications in orthopaedics, where clinicians are looking for improved methods or understanding of repair of skeletal tissues, e.g. bone, cartilage and tendons. We use synchrotron and neutron based methods (imaging, scattering and spectroscopy) for tissue characterization on a range of lengscales.
Bio-based materials and polymers, Medtech - Biomedical engineering