Niamh Nowlan, Principal Investigator

Prof Niamh Nowlan was appointed Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at University College Dublin in 2021. Prior to this, she was  Reader in Developmental Biomechanics at the Department of Bioengineering of Imperial College London, UK, and maintains an honorary appointment there. The research focus of her group is…

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Karin Vancíková, PhD Student

Karin joined the group in Dublin 2022 after completing a master degree in Biomedical Physics at Comenius University in Slovakia. She started initially as a research assistant and later that year registered as a PhD student. Her PhD focuses on understanding how articular cartilage matures during development and during regeneration using multi-scale imaging techniques. She…

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James Monsen, PhD Student

James is a PhD student who joined the London group in 2018 after completing his MEng in Biomedical Engineering at Imperial College London. His research involves producing a computational model of synovial joint development, with a focus on the chick hip joint. He hopes his model will be able to predict joint malformations under abnormal…

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Josepha Godivier, PhD Student

Josepha Godivier joined the Developmental Biomechanics group in October 2018 as a PhD student at Imperial College London. Her work focusses on developing a mechanobiological model for joint growth taking into account foetal movements. Josepha completed a master degree in Biomedical Engineering at Imperial College London and an Engineering degree at Ecole des Mines de…

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