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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Assistive Technology, Rehabilitation and Musculoskeletal Biomechanics) in Theme (Healthcare Technologies)

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. The number and value of grants listed below reflects how the theme portfolio is described by this research area.

Please note: some research areas will appear under multiple themes. There is no unique, absolute, relationship between a research area and a theme.

Grant TitlePrincipal
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A technique to measure stiffness, strength and creep of soft biological tissuesSavin, Dr TUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 101,306
Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing in Clinical PracticeGoodridge, Dr RUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 158,815
Additive manufacturing of advanced medical devices for cartilage regeneration: minimally invasive early interventionJones, Professor JRImperial College LondonMaterials 1,057,128
Centre for the Analysis of Motion, Entertainment Research and Applications (CAMERA)Cosker, Professor DPUniversity of BathComputer Science 3,994,055
Challenges to Revolutionise Hearing Device ProcessingCox, Professor TJUniversity of SalfordSch of Computing, Science & Engineering 287,990
Challenges to Revolutionise Hearing Device ProcessingBarker, Professor JUniversity of SheffieldComputer Science 371,114
Challenges to Revolutionise Hearing Device ProcessingCulling, Professor JCardiff UniversitySch of Psychology 200,474
Challenges To Revolutionise Hearing Device ProcessingAkeroyd, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamSchool of Medicine 251,510
Controlling Abnormal Network Dynamics with Optogenetics (CANDO)Jackson, Dr ANewcastle UniversityInstitute of Neuroscience 4,980,966
Detecting bladder volume and pressure from sacral nerve signals: the key to future artificial controlTaylor, Professor JUniversity of BathElectronic and Electrical Engineering 316,874
Detecting bladder volume and pressure from sacral nerve signals: the key to future artificial controlDonaldson, Professor N. de N.UCLMedical Physics and Biomedical Eng 106,842
Detecting bladder volume and pressure from sacral nerve signals: the key to future artificial controlGranger, Dr NRoyal Veterinary CollegeComparative Biomedical Sciences CBS 192,929
Developing a humanoid bioreactor for tendon tissue engineeringMouthuy, Dr PUniversity of OxfordBotnar Research Centre 1,195,269
Enhanced surgical treatments for hip osteoarthritisWilliams, Professor SUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 1,021,819
Environment and Listener Optimised Speech Processing for Hearing Enhancement in Real Situations (ELO-SPHERES)Naylor, Dr PAImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 587,008
Environment and Listener Optimised Speech Processing for Hearing Enhancement in Real Situations (ELO-SPHERES)Huckvale, Professor MAUCLSpeech Hearing and Phonetic Science 554,977
EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical DevicesFisher, Professor JUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 5,666,850
EPSRC-NIHR HTC Partnership Award Plus Funds: Technology Network-Plus on Devices for Surgery and RehabilitationYang, Professor GImperial College LondonInstitute for Global Health 507,552
Evaluation of novel implant fixation technology with a new pre-clinical testing methodvan Arkel, Dr RImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 428,391
FREEHAB: accessible, comfortable and adaptable wearable rehabilitation and assist devicesRossiter, Professor JMUniversity of BristolEngineering Mathematics 1,181,154
GetAMoveOn:transforming health through enabling mobilityCox, Professor ALUCLUCL Interaction Centre 923,685
Injury & Reconstruction Biomechanics Test SuiteMasouros, Dr SImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 1,281,963
Medical Device Prototype & Manufacture UnitJeffers, Dr JImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 1,686,762
Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre Phase 2 Regenerative DevicesFisher, Professor JUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 3,024,405
Neural oscillator network modelling of auditory stream segregationRankin, Dr JUniversity of ExeterMathematical Sciences 173,945
Novel design analysis tools to increase precision and reduce variation in hip replacement performanceWilcox, Professor RKUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 1,025,492
Optimising knee therapies through improved population stratification and precision of the interventionWilcox, Professor RKUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 3,962,447
Osteoarthritis Technology NetworkPlus (OATech+): a multidisciplinary approach to the prevention and treatment of osteoarthritisHolt, Professor CCardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 968,486
Personalised approach to restoration of arm function in people with high-level tetraplegiaChadwick, Dr EKJKeele UniversityInst for Science and Tech in Medicine 386,808
Physiologically inspired simulation of sensorineural hearing lossCulling, Professor JCardiff UniversitySch of Psychology 298,016
REST: Reconfigurable lower limb Exoskeleton for effective Stroke Treatment in residential settingsDai, Professor JKings College LondonInformatics 412,534
REST: Reconfigurable lower limb Exoskeleton for effective Stroke Treatment in residential settingsXie, Professor SUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,065,414
Sensorimotor Learning for Control of Prosthetic LimbsNazarpour, Dr KNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 1,028,683
Shape memory bone and soft tissue fixationsCoates, Professor PDUniversity of BradfordFaculty of Engineering and Informatics 904,074
Soft robotic technologies for next-generation bio-integrative medical devicesRossiter, Professor JMUniversity of BristolEngineering Mathematics 1,046,902
Understanding barriers to clinical adoption of total ankle replacement in the treatment of ankle osteoarthritis to develop future interventionsBrockett, Dr CLUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 75,219
Using artificial intelligence to share control of a powered-wheelchair between a wheelchair user and an intelligent sensor system.Sanders, Dr DAUniversity of PortsmouthSch of Mechanical and Design Engineering 465,563

Total Number of Grants: 37
Total Value of Grants: £41,893,419

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).