Research

Ongoing

Unravelling the mechanobiology of the craniofacial system – towards a novel therapy (CranioMech – EPSRC Open fellowship)

Mechanics of craniofacial development (EPSRC)

The mechanics of cephalopod remarkable feeding system: how to bite without a joint (Human Frontier Science Program – fellowship)

Unravelling an unusual biomineralization from nano to macro scale using advanced technologies (Human Frontier Science Program – research grant)

Optimizing skull reconstruction of children with sagittal synostosis (Rosetrees Trust)

Recently completed

Biomechanics of bone fracture fixation (EPSRC – DePuy Synthes)

Calvarial bone loading as a treatment for craniosynostosis (Newlife)

Improving the management of hemifacial microsomia through the use of 3D “Black Bone” MRI, computational analysis and non-ferrous distraction devices (Newlife)

Development of an affordable hand prosthesis (RAEng)

UNIFY Plus: Macro, the body and injury level system – improving clinical treatments (EPSRC-NIHR)

Predicting skull growth in craniosynostosis for improved surgical treatment (RAEng-University College London)

UNIFY: External stimulation for the promotion of bone healing in non-union (EPSRC-NIHR)

Application of MotionLoc screw in periprosthetic femoral fracture fixation (Zimmer)

Optimised periprosthetic femoral fracture (PFF) management (BOA-University of Leeds)

Investigating the biomechanics of a lizard skull using advanced computer modelling techniques (BBSRC-University of Hull)