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Laura Diamond is an Early Career Researcher and Senior Lecturer in the School of Allied Health Sciences and Menzies Health Institute Queensland (Griffith Centre of Biomedical and Rehabilitation Engineering (GCORE)), and holds an honorary Research Fellow position in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at The University of Queensland. She is a trained biomedical engineer whose research integrates a unique blend of skills in engineering and clinical sciences to understand the neurophysiological, muscular and biomechanical mechanisms that underlie joint disease. Her work applies innovative methodology and technologies to identify movement adaptations that are risk factors for joint pain and disease onset in young adults at risk of developing osteoarthritis. Laura has been awarded >$AU3.6 million in research grants and prizes, published numerous scientific papers, and currently supervises 11 PhD students in the fields of biomechanics, motor control, osteoarthritis, and neuromusculoskeletal modelling.
GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY APPOINTMENTS
- MemberDisability & Rehabilitation2018
- Honorary Research FellowUniversity of Queensland, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Brisbane, Australia2016
- Bachelor of EngineeringDalhousie University, Department of Engineering, Canada
- Doctor Of PhilosophyThe University of Melbourne, Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Australia
- Masters of Applied ScienceDalhousie University, School of Biomedical Engineering, Canada
- Graduate Certificate in Higher EducationGriffith University, Australia