Short Course - The Heart


 

 


AGENDA

SENSING THE HEART

FRIDAY 8th MARCH  9.30 am - 3.30 pm

 

Location NIBEC Building, The Engineering Research Institute (ERI), University of Ulster at Jordanstown, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, BT37 OQB http://www.nibec.ulster.ac.uk/

 

(enter UUJ via the Shore Road, turn right and NIBEC is the white building in front of you. Please note there is a small car park charge and the machine on entry can do ticketless parking)

 

                    09.00  - 9.30            

 Registration and coffee       

                                 

 

 Session 1   9.30-9.40

 Introduction- to researchers and NIBEC

Dr Sally Montgomery & Prof. Jim McLaughlin

 

 

 Session 2   9.40-10.15

Sensing a Heart Attack. A practical demonstration showing how, where and why electrodes are applied to the human body using an advanced manikin then mimics the human body.

Prof. Jim McLaughlin, Prof. Omar Escalona & Damian McDonald

 

 

Session 3    10.15-11.00

Understanding the theory – action potentials, ECGs, arrhythmia and sensors.

Prof. Jim McLaughlin

 

 

 

11.00-11.20

 

Break

 

 

 Session 4   11.20-12.10

 

Blood pressure & oxygen saturation: Practical and theory.

Prof. Jim McLaughlin, David Branagh, Nicola Donnelly (Intelesens)

 

 

Session 5    12.10-12.40

 

Careers

Dr Adrian Boyd/ Prof. Brian Meenan / Prof Jim McLaughlin

 

 

12.40-1.20

Lunch

 

 

Session 6     1.20-2.30

Introduction to Tissue Engineering and discussing ethical issues.

Prof. Brian Meenan

 

 

Session 7     2.30-3.00

Cardiology – what the consultant needs from science/technology?

Dr David McEneaney, Consultant Cardiologist at Craigavon Area Hospital

(subject to availability)

 

 

 

3.00-3.15

Evaluation & Close

Dr Sally Montgomery

 

 

Please note: Impact evaluations must be return to Gill Humes Gillian.Humes@belb.co.uk

Placement on map is approximate

Belfast Education & Library Board 40 Academy St, Belfast, County Antrim BT1, UK within 4 weeks before the Bursary is paid to the school.

 

Thanks to funding from the Research Councils UKthis course is provided free of charge to help you engage with contemporary science as part of the Bringing Cutting Edge Science into the Classroom programme.  This course is organised in association with the Belfast Education and Library Board, the National Science Learning Centre (NSLC) and Research Councils UK.

 

Engineering Futures and Dr Steve Myers Talk

 
Monday 23rd of February 2015
 

Engineering Futures and Dr Steve Myers Talk

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Tuesday 10th of February 2015

Inaugural Professorial Lecture by Tony Byrne, Professor of Photocatalysis

Inaugural Professorial Lecture by Tony Byrne, Professor of Photocatalysis

When & where Wednesday, 22 October 2014 18:30 at the Jordanstown campus Lecture Theatre 9F03

NIBEC Lecture Series begins in mid - October

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