Oct. 13, 2015

Dr. Fedorak, Dean of FOMD​​ visited SSRL, he met with Dr. Zheng's graduate students and computing science collaborators, and gave a insight into their projects.

May 7, 2016

Congratulations to Emanuel and Cailey, they were Surgical Simulation Research Lab's summer student last year. They all got enrolled into Medical School, University of Alberta at the same time this year. 

July 23, 2016

SSRL whole lab members went hiking. 

July 20, 2015

Whole lab members of SSRL went out for hiking.

May 8, 2015

On Tom Williams Research Day, Rosi and Wenjing were selected for oral presentation; Eric was selected for poster presentation, and won a second prize. Wenjing was awarded for Dr. Ray Rajotte Award in the dinner. 

Nov 17, 2014

Eric Fung, Simon Byrns and Xianta Jiang presented their projects at the GRAND conference in the morning.

August 19, 2015

Our summer student, Fengnan Yue, made a poster presentation "Smart Heart: A Wearable Device-Based CPR Guidance for Children".
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August 7- 13, 2015

A group of undergraduate medical students from Third Military Medical University visited SSRL, four workshops were given through one week, 
1.Simulation & Simulation-based Education (Dr. Bin Zheng);
2.Surgical Skill Training & Assessment (Dr. Simon Byrns) / Haptic Feedback in Surgery (Dr. David Pinzon);
3.Visualization in Surgery (Dr. Rosi Bogdanova);
4.Surgical Team & Team Training (Dr. Wenjing He)
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Mar 9, 2015

Wenjing He presented at the 3 Minute Thesis Mid-finals Competition.

Nov 17, 2014

Doctors Bin Zheng, Eric Fung and Simon Byrns taught third year medical students suturing skills at SMRI in the afternoon.

Feb. 11, 2014

Surgical Simulation Research Lab Celebrate Lunar New New Year with Multimedia Research Centre (MRC) And Advanced Man Machine Interface (AMMI) Laboratory

Aug 20, 2014

Summer students Yifan Hao and Maggie Yang presented their projects at the UARE Research Symposium for Visiting Interns.  Their projects were titled "Impact of Distorted Haptic Feedback on Force Control in the Hands" and "Gaze Behaviors in Scanning 3D Models: Print-out vs On-Screen​."

Oct. 03, 2015

Our summer students, Ian, Peter and Caily made poster presentations on their summer projects.

June 28, 2016

Simon and David succeed their master's degree defense!

May 25, 2015

Dr. Zheng, graduate students, and summer students in our lab attended the Summer Camp held by Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. David, Rosi and Wenjing presented their research project.

Sept. 29, 2016

A group of visitors of Spain visited SSRL and SMRI MIS suite.

July 06, 2015

Dr. Alan Lomax, a retired surgeon and active researcher in the field of surgical innovation visited SSRL.

April 7, 2016

Dr. Bin Zheng was awarded by NSERC Discovery Grant in 2016. This 5-year grant support the study of using augmented reality technology to teaching surgical skill.

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