Posts tagged: Rehabilitation Technologies and Biomedical Engineering

Salford student wins Best Presentation award at international prosthetics conference!

Alix Chadwell, a PhD student in the Rehabilitation Technologies and Biomedical Engineering research group ( recently presented on her work at the Myoelectric Control Symposium (, a prestigious conference held in Canada every 3 years. Alix’s presentation on work she has carried out to characterise the real world use of prosthetic hands was awarded the […]

Young scientists to present research at House of Commons

Young Salford scientists have been selected to present their research at the House of Commons. Sun Mingxu, 32, and Alix Chadwell, 28, will unveil projects to help stroke patients and amputees respectively at the Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics STEM for Britain event on March 13, 2017. The event is organized by the Parliamentary and Scientific […]

Are older people putting themselves at risk of falling when using a walking frame?

  Dunhill Medical Trust: £74,907 University of Salford: 1,2Thies SB, 2Granat M, 1Kenney L, 1Howard D, Webb J Oxford Brookes University:  Dawes H   Research programmes: 1Rehabilitation Technologies and Biomedical Engineering 2Measurement and Quantification of Physical Behaviour   Walking aids are prescribed to older people to help improve their stability and mobility. However, somewhat paradoxically, […]