• 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
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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

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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

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