The Biomedical engineering division is a group for Engineers Ireland members working in the MedTech sector. It provides opportunities for networking and knowledge-sharing in this fascinating, diverse and life-changing division of engineering.

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Women in clinical engineering: Andrea Fottrell

Why is it that the subject of 'women in engineering' is one that we need to highlight ? For me, the answer is the numbers there are not enough women in profession, writes senior clinical engineering technician Andrea Fottrell.

Turning microbiome research into a force for health

A diverse group of researchers is working to turn new discoveries about the trillions of microbes in the body into treatments for a range of diseases.

How COVID-19 hijacks human cells

The virus that causes COVID-19 hijacks human cells by exploiting a ‘doorway’ that is potentially also used by other deadly viruses such as HIV, dengue and Ebola, according to recent research that may help to explain why the coronavirus is so highly infectious to a wide range of organs in the body.

SMART researchers use lysins to selectively target bacteria

The discovery can help to cure bacterial infections without inducing resistance or causing harm to good bacteria.

What developing countries can teach rich countries about how to respond to a pandemic

When it comes to leadership and innovation, there is much that industrialised nations can learn.

Excellence in Engineering Part 3: COVID-19 response

From rapidly increasing the production of ventilators to producing testing kits, 3D-printing PPE, developing apps, robots and other supports, we recognise the winners and those who achieved highly commended status in the 'Contribution of engineering to the COVID-19 response' category, part of Engineers Ireland's Engineering Excellence Digital Series.


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