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  • New paper published in the International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia

    New paper published in the International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia

    Congratulations to CoMPRE visiting Professor Mike Wee, whose paper entitled, ‘Bacterial contamination of saline used for epidural procedures in an obstetric setting: a randomised comparison of two drawing-up techniques’ has... »

  • Paper accepted in International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia

    Paper accepted in International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia

    Congratulations to the BU research team whose article ‘Vital signs and other observations used to detect deterioration in pregnant women: an analysis of vital sign charts in consultant-led maternity units’... »

  • From Nepal, to BU and back again

    From Nepal, to BU and back again

    Recent BU graduate Dr Pratik Adhikary is currently working alongside BU researcher Professor Edwin van Teijlingen and the Centre of Midwifery, Maternal and Perinatal Health (CMMPH) in Nepal. The CMMPH... »

  • Inaugural lecture: Performing hip replacements in space

    Inaugural lecture: Performing hip replacements in space

    Established in 2015, Bournemouth University’s Orthopaedic Research Institute (BUORI) is at the forefront of developing virtual reality training and robots that will allow surgeons to perform hip replacements in this... »

  • Research photography competition: voting now open

    Research photography competition: voting now open

    ‘Can you convey the impact of your research in a single image?’  That’s the challenge we set BU academics and students this year. The overwhelming response saw researchers from across the university getting... »

  • BRC 2017: News in brief

    BRC 2017: News in brief

    New inaugural lecture series launches at Bournemouth University Bournemouth University’s new inaugural lecture series provides an opportunity for newly appointed Professors to share their research and insights into their career... »

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