Clinical Research Fellow
Ben trained as an Engineer at Cambridge University and as a Medical Doctor at Leeds University. He currently works as a researcher at the Oxford Orthopaedic Engineering Centre (OOEC) with Professor David Murray & Dr Stephen Mellon.
Ben’s Engineering career has included an undergraduate degree and a master’s degree at Cambridge, where he specialised in; materials, photonics and control systems. He has worked as a contracted Engineer for small companies and multinationals (Siemens Plc), and provided teaching for schools throughout the UK and abroad in technology related subjects.
Ben’s Medical career has included an undergraduate degree at the University of Leeds, elective work in Nepal, pre-registration rotations in Yorkshire, and varied work as a locum doctor with a focus on providing support to surgical teams around the UK. He currently undertakes locum NHS work and tutors University of Oxford final year medical students.
Ben’s research interests cover the clinical outcomes and engineering design of partial knee replacements, with the aim of improving the relevant evidence base. Ben is also designing and building a machine in collaboration with engineers at Oxford Brookes University, in order to preform and validate wear simulation studies in partial knee components.