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    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    Accepting PhD Students

    PhD projects

    - Development of non-animal technologies for evaluation of orthopaedic fracture fixation devices. Two streams: 1. Development of a mechanical testing profile for humeral fracture fixation devices. 2. Development of an in vitro bone healing model under dynamic loading to test the effects of fracture fixation. - Tribology testing - Analysis of the human body response to wear particles from novel biomaterials following wear testing.

    20082020

    Research output per year

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    Research Output

    2020

    Thermally triggerable, anchoring block copolymers for use in aqueous inkjet printing

    Parkes, G. E., Hutchins-Crawford, H. J., Bourdin, C., Reynolds, S., Leslie, L. J., Derry, M. J., Harries, J. L. & Topham, P. D., 28 Apr 2020, In : Polymer Chemistry. 11, 16, p. 2869-2882 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2019
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    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

    Helping Students Transition from Group Work to Individual Projects

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

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Product Design students’ perception of project planning and skills confidence

    Mackie, E., Junaid, S. & Leslie, L. J., 8 May 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    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

    2018

    An investigation into E-cigarette cytotoxicity in-vitro using a novel 3D differentiated co-culture model of human airways

    Vasanthi Bathri Narayanan, P., Brown, J. E., Marshall, L. & Leslie, L. J., 27 Jun 2018, In : Toxicology in Vitro . 52, p. 255-264

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Deliberate Practice Makes Perfect! Developing Logbook Keeping as a Professional Skill through CDIO

    Junaid, S., Gorman, P. & Leslie, L. J., 1 Mar 2018, 5th Annual Symposium of the United Kingdom & Ireland Engineering Education Research Network. Aston University, p. 80-85

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    In vitro investigation into the forces involved during lipofilling

    Leslie, L. J., Sheena, Y., Shepherd, D., Ismail, A., Kukureka, S. & Vijh, V., 1 Nov 2018, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine. 232, 11, p. 1111-1116 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    2017

    A comparative study of electronic cigarette vapour extracts on airway-related cell lines in vitro

    Leslie, L. J., Vasanthi Bathrinarayanan, P., Jackson, P., Mabiala Ma Muanda, J. A., Pallett, R., Stillman, C. J. P. & Marshall, L. J., 4 May 2017, In : Inhalation Toxicology. 29, 3, p. 126-136 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    An investigation into the effects of E-cigarette aerosols using a physiologically relevant in-vitro model

    Vasanthi Bathri Narayanan, P., Marshall, L. J., Brown, J. E. & Leslie, L. J., 20 Oct 2017, In : Toxicology Letters. 280, Supplement 1, p. S266 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference abstract

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    Collaborative design of assessment criteria to improve undergraduate student engagement and performance

    Leslie, L. J. & Gorman, P. C., 4 May 2017, In : European Journal of Engineering Education. 42, 3, p. 286-301 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    2016

    A comparative study of two in-vitro methodologies used to assess E-cigarette cytotoxicity

    Vasanthi Bathri Narayanan, P., Leslie, L. J. & Marshall, L. J., 2016, p. 244-245. 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

    Student perception of use and level of implementation of logbooks in individual final year projects

    Junaid, S., Gorman, P. C., Leslie, L. J. & Prince, M., 11 Dec 2016, RCEE 2016 : 6th Regional Conference on Engineering Education 2016. Yusof, K. M. (ed.). p. 35-37 3 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    The development of a dynamically perfused system for models of the human airways, with automated feeding and sampling capability

    Leslie, L. J., Lloyd, H. & Marshall, L. J., 2016, p. P11.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    Towards an in-vitro multi-cellular human airways model for evaluating the effects of Electronic cigarettes

    Vasanthi Bathri Narayanan, P., Leslie, L. J., Brown, J. E. & Marshall, L. J., 2016, p. P20.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    2015

    Evaluating E-cigarette cytotoxicity in-vitro

    Vasanthi Bathri Narayanan, P., Leslie, L. J. & Marshall, L. J., 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    2014

    A prototype bone screw design for osteoporotic bone

    Leslie, L., Swadener, J. G., Bansal, H., Rose, E., Lamb, K., Deshmukh, S. & Theuvendran, K., Nov 2014, In : Osteoporosis International. 25, Suppl.6, p. S712-S713 2 p., P68.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference abstract

    Nicotine exposure reduces cell viability but induces anti-inflammatory effects in human cystic fibrosis bronchial epithelial cells

    Pallett, R., Leslie, L. J. & Marshall, L. J., 27 Nov 2014.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    Using an in vitro human airway model to study the toxic effects of components of e-cigarettes

    Vasanthi Narayanan, P., Leslie, L. J. & Marshall, L. J., 27 Nov 2014.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    2013

    Cell exclusion in couette flow: evaluation through flow visualisation and mechanical forces

    Leslie, L. J., Marshall, L. J., Devitt, A., Hilton, A. & Tansley, G. D., Mar 2013, In : Artificial Organs. 37, 3, p. 267-275 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Student input in the development of a marking scheme for improved engineering logbooks

    Leslie, L., Prince, M. & Thomson, G., 12 Jun 2013, (Unpublished).

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    2012

    A novel bearing design to facilitate blood cell exclusion in Couette flow

    Leslie, L., Marshall, L. & Tansley, G., 12 Mar 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    2009

    Response to letter to the editor: The effect of the environment on the mechanical properties of medical grade silicones

    Leslie, L. J., Jenkins, M. J., Shepherd, D. E. T. & Kukureka, S. N., Aug 2009, In : Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part B Applied Biomaterials. 90 B, 2, p. 970-970 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    2008

    Crack-growth of medical-grade silicone using pure shear tests

    Leslie, L., Kukureka, S. & Shepherd, D., 1 Jun 2008, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine. 222, 6, p. 977-982 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The effect of the environment on the mechanical properties of medical grade silicones

    Leslie, L., Jenkins, M., Shepherd, D. & Kukureka, S., Aug 2008, In : Journal of biomedical materials research: part B. 86B, 2, p. 460–465 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle