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Prof Chris Nester
Prof Chris Nester
postal addressBrian Blatchford Building (PO 32).
email addressC.J.Nester@salford.ac.uk
telephone0161 295 2275
Key Memberships
From September 2009 to present.
Member of School: School of Health Sciences
From September 2011 to present.
From September 1996 to present.
Profile Summary

Biomechanics of normal and abnormal function of the foot, and biomechanics of footwear and insoles.

Key Qualifications
1995
1999
Key Projects
2014
Jul
Reckitt Benkiser Extension
Reckitt Benckiser, £120,000.00.
Principal Investigator: C Nester (60%). Co-Investigator: F Hashmi (40%).
2013
Jul
SOHEALTHY
EC (Framework), £192,391.00.
Principal Investigator: C Nester (100%).
2013
Apr
Smart tools for the prescription of orthopaedic insoles and footwear (SMARTPIF)
EC (Framework), £192,965.00.
Principal Investigator: C Nester (40%). Co-Investigators: A Williams (30%), S Preece (30%).
2012
Dec
PhD Studentship
La Trobe University, Australia, £15,000.00.
Principal Investigator: C Nester (50%). Co-Investigator: S Pearson (50%).
2011
Nov
SSL/RB Research
Reckitt Benckiser, £290,000.00.
Principal Investigator: C Nester (70%). Co-Investigator: F Hashmi (30%).
2011
Mar
KTP with Reckitt Benckisser (SSL International)
Technology Strategy Board, £192,722.00.
Principal Investigator: C Nester (40%). Co-Investigator: F Hashmi (60%).
2009
Jul
Special Shoe Movement (SSHOES)
EC (Framework), £365,488.00.
Principal Investigator: C Nester (50%). Co-Investigators: A Williams (15%), D Howard (20%), S Hutchins (15%).
2008
Nov
Feet Matter
SSL International PLC, £976,000.00.
Investigator: C Nester (100%).
2008
May
Making Foot Science Relevant
SSL International PLC, £38,000.00.
Investigator: C Nester (100%).
2007
Apr
Wearable computing for real time monitoring of 3d foot orientation
National Institute for Health Research, £37,500.00.
Investigators: C Nester (15%), S Tyson (30%), L Kenney (40%), D Howard (15%).
2007
Jan
Development of an advanced walking simulator of the human foot.
Royal Society, £12,000.00.
Investigators: C Nester (50%), A Liu (25%), D Howard (25%).
2006
Jul
Development of clinically based gait analysis system
Vicon Motion Systems Ltd, £64,915.00.
Investigators: C Nester (50%), D Howard (50%).
2006
Jun
Inclusive design for getting outdoors (I'DGO TOO)
EPSRC, £482,841.00.
Principal Investigator: M Ormerod (25%). Co-Investigators: L Kenney (25%), C Nester (15%), D Howard (10%), R Newton (25%).
2004
Jun
Investigation into shear forces under the sole of the foot
Nuffield Foundation, £1,450.00.
Investigators: A Findlow (50%), C Nester (50%).
2002
Nov
Real World Intelligent Monitoring of Protheses and Footwear (Real-Prof)
EC (Framework), £227,402.00.
Investigators: T Fernando (10%), D Howard (30%), C Nester (60%).
2002
Jul
2002
Feb
Travel Award
Wellcome Trust, £1,000.00.
Investigator: C Nester (100%).
2001
Feb
Development of a New Range of Footwear for 'High Risk' Patients
County Footwear (UK) Ltd, £34,345.00.
Investigator: C Nester (100%).
2001
Jan
Survey of foot problems in Paget's Disease
National Association for the Relief of Paget's Disease, £2,749.00.
Investigator: C Nester (100%).
Key Publications
Authored Books
Refereed Journal Articles
Other Journal Articles
Key Presence
Conference Organisation
2010
Sep
2008
Sep
2007
Sep
2005
Oct
2003
Nov
2003
Oct
2001
Sep
Honorary Posts (e.g. Visiting Appointments)
2009
Jun
Invited Papers and Lectures
2009
May
2008
Nov
2006
Dec
2005
Oct
2005
Mar
2004
Jun
2003
Nov
2003
Nov
2003
Oct
2002
Oct
2001
Nov
Other Evidence of External Esteem
2006
Jun