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President’s Blog, March 2016

Here in the southern hemisphere the daylight hours are becoming noticeably shorter and the nights cooler. For our northern hemisphere members Spring is gathering momentum. Whether you are live in the south or north, this time of the year usually means notifications of abstracts being accepted for upcoming conferences, registrations, planning of travel and accommodations. [...]

ISB Grant Reports

Valencia – Auckland (September-December 2015) The ISB International Travel Grant allowed me to visit the SPRINZ Centre (Auckland University of Technology) in New Zealand for 3 months. It has been an amazing experience, not only from a professional point of view, but also from a personal one. During these months, I had the opportunity to [...]

Students’ Corner

International Travel Grant First and foremost, I’d like to begin by announcing that we have another upcoming student grant deadline! As student members, you are all welcome to apply for the International Travel Grant (ITG) Program; an exciting initiative that offers recipients up to $US2500 for travel related to biomechanics research.  The primary goal of [...]

Fellows Update: Jill McNitt-Gray

Jill L McNitt-Gray was one of the inaugural fellows of the ISB.  Jill is a Professor in the Departments of Biological Sciences, and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Southern California (USC).  She is also the Director of the USC Biomechanics Research Laboratory and was the founding director of a cross-cutting interdisciplinary graduate program in [...]

The International Affiliate Development Grant Program (IADG)

This ISB grant is offered to student biomechanists from low income or restricted currency countries to enable them to spend time in an approved, established biomechanics laboratory or to attend a relevant, approved training course. This travel grant is part of the objective of the ISB to benefit members by providing them with opportunities to [...]

International Shoulder Group update

The 11th biennial Conference of the International Shoulder Group will be held in Winterthur, Switzerland, on Thu 14th – Sat 16th July 2016. It is organized by the IMES Institute for Mechanical Systems at the ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences. The programme is now online (pdf). Highlights include: An OpenSim Workshop that will introduce a new [...]

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