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We are a group of engineers with interest in soft tissue biomechanics research. Our work covers the whole spectrum from material characterisation of tissue and numerical simulation of biomechanical behaviour to development of medical devices and procedures. We use structural engineering analysis tools such as laboratory experiments and nonlinear finite element modelling to determine the material properties of soft tissue and to predict its response to mechanical actions. We have completed and current project on the development of medical devices and procedures, some of which are being used in clinical practice. Our group has developed state of the art laboratory facilities that provide tight control of hydration, temperature and stain rate and offer non-contact behaviour monitoring methods. Our numerical simulation is quite advanced and enables consideration of the tissue's hyperelastic, hysteretic, viscoelastic and anisotropic behaviour. Until recently, all of our work has been on ocular biomechanics but now includes applications in the musculoskeletal system, pancreas and skin. We will be happy to look into other areas depending on external interest and funding.