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BU design new prosthetic limb for Irish Paralympian

Bournemouth University’s Bryce Dyer helped create the prosthetic limb Irish Paralympic Cyclist Colin Lynch will use at the London 2012 Paralympics. After a chance meeting with Pace Rehabilitation Ltd in… »

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Breaking Boundaries – Oscar Pistorius

Last week I commented on 400m double amputee Oscar Pistorius participation in the World Athletics Championships. Last thursday night I missed the days coverage because I got sidetracked watching cyclist Bradley… »

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Engineering team aims for research ‘Oscar’

A team of Design Engineers from Bournemouth University (BU) is in the running to be named ‘Outstanding Engineering Research Team of the Year’. The nomination for a 2010 Times Higher… »

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BU Research Features in The Engineer Magazine

A reference to research conducted by BU, in conjunction with a global supplier of prosthetic and orthotic products and services, Chas A. Blatchford & Sons, has been published in a… »

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Orthosis research makes progress at BU

Bournemouth University’s (BU) pioneering orthosis research and its use in the rehabilitation of stroke patients, was the key discussion among the academic and medical professions at the University recently. A… »

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Unique research for BU and Tank Museum

A three-year research project to help preserve the world’s most historically significant collection of military vehicles will get underway later this year. Working in partnership, Bournemouth University (BU) and The… »

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Professor presents research to Chinese delegation

BU Professor Mark Hadfield, Deputy Dean of Research and Enterprise, from the School of Design, Engineering & Computing, has contributed to a prestigious international academic seminar. He shared his knowledge… »

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Top grant benefits BU orthosis research

A research grant which funded a BU academic’s two-year trip to a leading American research university has resulted in a patent for his innovative design to aid arm movement. Dr… »

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BU researcher joins Paralympic Committee

BU Senior Lecturer Bryce Dyer has joined the International Paralympic Committee, helping to evaluate and review sports technology and advise on policy in preparation for the 2012 Games. Bryce, who… »

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BU Celebrates World Class Research

BU academics are celebrating after achieving their best ever results in the national Research Assessment Exercise (RAE). Bournemouth is placed 65th amongst UK universities according to the Research Research league… »

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