Dr Avril Thomson


Design, Manufacturing and Engineering Management


Automated movement feedback for recovering independence in the sit-to-stand movement in an older population : a pilot randomised controlled trial of a novel system
Ho Siu Fai, Thomson Avril, Moylan Tricia, McGuckin Julie, Kerr Andrew
OBM Geriatrics Vol 3 (2019)
Capturing the life cycle of false hair products to identify opportunities for remanufacture
Wilson Nicky, Thomson Avril, Moore-Millar Karena, Ijomah Winifred
Journal of Remanufacturing Vol 9, pp. 235-256 (2019)
International lessons in knowledge management : a study of western & eastern manufacturing SMEs
Tikakul Chayaruk Thanee, Thomson Avril
The Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management Vol 16, pp. 113-130 (2018)
User requirements for an upper limb weight support device for stroke rehabilitation
Collins Ross, Kerr Andrew, Thomson Avril
The Society for Research in Rehabilitation 40th Anniversary and Winter Meeting in Bristol (2018)
Planning product design & development : resource-influencing factors based on experience
Holliman Alexander, Thomson Avril, Hird Abigail
25th International Annual EurOMA Conference (2018)
Developing an evaluation framework for knowledge management systems in SMEs
Bratton Andrew, Thomson Avril
International Institute for Applied KM 2018 (2018)

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ICED17, 21st International Conference on Engineering Design

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Greenwig - Identifying Remanufacturing Opportunities for False Hair Products
Thomson, Avril (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2017 - 30-Jan-2017
Successful Student Transitions - Enhancing Learning from Student Placements
Thomson, Avril (Principal Investigator) McLaren, Andrew (Co-investigator) Sayer, Philip (Principal Investigator)
QAA student Enhancement Theme Funding match funded by the Faculty of Engineering (£4000.00 in total) funded an investigation in to how the learning experience of students returning from placement and internship can be enhanced.
01-Jan-2016 - 30-Jan-2017
KTP - Redspire
Thomson, Avril (Principal Investigator) Andrews, Colin (Co-investigator) Hernandez, Jose Luis (Co-investigator)
03-Jan-2016 - 02-Jan-2018
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Medical Devices and Health Technologies | Collins, Ross
Kerr, Andy (Principal Investigator) Thomson, Avril (Co-investigator) Collins, Ross (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2015 - 01-Jan-2019
Ion, William (Principal Investigator) Rentizelas, Athanasios (Principal Investigator) van der Meer, Robert (Principal Investigator) Akartunali, Kerem (Co-investigator) Thomson, Avril (Co-investigator) Rasheed, Aamir (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2014 - 01-Jan-2018
Students as Partners in Learning Enhancement
Bonnar, Lizann (Academic) Willison, Debra (Academic) McLaren, Andrew (Academic) Thomson, Avril (Academic) Gould, Helyn (Academic) Thomson, Linda (Academic)
HEA funded workshop (£750) on working in partnership with students on a range of learning enhancement projects.
05-Jan-2014 - 05-Jan-2014

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Design, Manufacturing and Engineering Management
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