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University College Dublin researcher to co-lead a €4.5m collaborative project to develop new therapies to treat orthopaedic infection

A University College Dublin (UCD) researcher, Professor Paula Bourke, UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering, is principal investigator (PI) on a €4.5 million collaborative project to develop new therapies


Tendon stem cells could revolutionise injury recovery

The build-up of scar tissue makes recovery from torn rotator cuffs, jumper’s knee, and other tendon injuries a painful and challenging process, often leading to secondary tendon ruptures. New research


Listening to ‘noisy knees’ to diagnose osteoarthritis

A new way of diagnosing and assessing knee osteoarthritis (OA) has moved a step closer with a major study paving the way for its use in research and clinical practice.


Bournemouth University Research Institute features in national campaign

The Orthopaedic Research Institute at Bournemouth University have featured in a national campaign looking at how university research is improving everyday life. A Universities UK (UUK) national campaign, ‘Made at


£1m grants boost from Royal College of Surgeons to help save lives

Almost £1million of research grants that will play a key role in saving lives and improving treatments for patients have been awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.


Porphyrin dye sterilises bone for surgery

Porphyrin dye sterilises bone for surgery An antimicrobial dye (porphyrin) activated by light could help reduce the rate of infection after bone surgery according to a new study published in