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    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    20082019
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    Personal profile

    General

    I have a background in materials and mechanical testing, with an interest in applying this in the medical and healthcare field. I teach undergraduate students across the Mechanical Engineering and Design programmes and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate project and research students. I work with colleagues in the NHS to ensure my work is impactful and valuable to end users.

    Research Interests

    Biomaterials and medical device testing

    The interaction between artificial implants and the human body

    Alternatives to animal testing

    Teaching Activity

    Laura teaches on the CDIO modules and the first year Engineering Science module.

    Qualifications

    PhD in Biomedical Engineering, University of Birmingham

    MSc in Medical Engineering & Biomechanics, University of Leeds

    BEng in Materials Science & Technology, University of Birmingham

    Contact Details

    Phone Number: 0121 204 3747
    Email: l.j.leslie@aston.ac.uk 

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    Research Output 2008 2019

    Open Access
    File
    Anaerobiosis
    Cystic Fibrosis
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Virulence
    Staphylococcus aureus

    Detection of Loosening of the Humeral Component of Elbow Prostheses

    Khan, M., Deshmukh, S., Theivendran, K., Leslie, L. J. & Junaid, S., 2 Feb 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    Elbow Prosthesis
    Elbow
    Magnets
    Arthroplasty
    Elbow Replacement Arthroplasty

    Helping Students Transition from Group Work to Individual Projects

    Leslie, L. J., Gorman, P. & Junaid, S., 25 Jun 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    group work
    confidence
    student
    ability
    staff
    Students
    Aptitude
    Ireland
    Learning
    Education

    The potential use of graphene to intensify the heat transfer in adsorption beds

    Rezk, A., Leslie, L. J. & Davenport, R., 8 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press).

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Adsorbents
    Graphene
    Heat transfer
    Adsorption
    Thermal conductivity

    Thesis

    Evaluating the biological effects of electronic cigarettes using a novel in-house designed aerosol delivery system and an in-vitro co-culture model of the human airways

    Author: Vasanthi Bathrinarayanan, P., 13 Nov 2018

    Supervisor: Leslie, L. J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

    File

    Using an in vitro model of human cystic fibrosis airways to investigate bacterial strategies which inactivate defence mechanisms and increase infection

    Author: Pallett, R., 5 Mar 2019

    Supervisor: Devitt, A. (Supervisor) & Leslie, L. J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

    File

    Press / Media

    Blood flow research showcased at Houses of Parliament

    Laura Leslie, Geoff Tansley & Lindsay Marshall

    12/03/12

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research