Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

University to Train Prosthetics Experts

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

University to Train Prosthetics Experts

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PROSTHETICS experts of the future will be trained in Salford at an £11m university centre of excellence.

The University of Salford has said up to 60 people will be trained to doctoral level over the next eight years to address an international skills gap.

The university is one of two in the UK running an undergraduate programme in prosthetics and orthotics, which is the provision of equipment like spinal braces and specialist footwear, and the centre will be the first in the UK.

Hailed as a global centre of excellence, it will seek to address a worldwide rise in demands for artificial limbs and other devices.

The country's principal prosthetics and orthotics research centres at Imperial College London, the University of Strathclyde and the University of Southampton, will join forces with the University of Salford. …

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