Thursday, 15 March 2018
18:30 - 19:30
University Of Bath
Metal on metal hips have been one of worst failures in recent years for orthopaedic implants. This talk will describe the history of the current metal on metal failure and discuss some of the reasons why might have occurred. It will also consider the reasons that wear debris arising from the trunnion is worse in terms of biological activity then that arising from the bearing surfaces.
Professor Richie Gill is the Professor of Healthcare Engineering at the University of Bath. His research area is Bioengineering with a particular interest in Orthopaedics. Richie has a background in both experimental and numerical methods. Much of his research has involved modelling of human musculoskeletal system, using kinematic and finite element methods. Particular areas of interest are hip and knee joint function, disease initiation and treatment.
How much do the tickets cost?
The tickets are free of charge, but we do have an option for you to give a donation towards the organisation of the festival. The Bath Taps into Scinece Festival is run by the University of Bath, but is funded through sponsorship and donations, all money raised form your donations will suport the festival in 2019. You do not have to give a donation, it is completely optional.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
No, but the talk is not suitable for young children.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Parking is avaible at the University of Bath, which is free after 5pm, otherwise there are pay and display spaces avaible. For more details see the University of Bath parking webpages.
Buses run regualrly to the University of Bath from the centre of Bath. All the details of how to get to the University are on the University travel infromation webpages
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Ideally you will bring a printed ticket or use the Eventbrite app so we can check you in. If you don't have either on the day don't worry we can check you in manually using your name.
Can I update my registration information?
Yes, you can update your information on the eventbrite page up unitl the event.
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
Yes that is not a problem.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
You can email us at bookings@bathtapsintoscience or call 01225 385418.
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