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Prof Richard Baker
Prof Richard Baker
Key Memberships
From January 2010 to September 2010.
Member of School: School of Health Sciences
From September 2011 to present.
From January 2010 to September 2011.
Full Member of Research Centre: Centres for Health Sciences Research
From September 2015 to present.
Full Member of Research Centre: Centres for Health Sciences Research
From January 2010 to July 2012.
From January 2010 to August 2015.
Profile Summary

Richard moved to takeup the world's first chair in Clinical Gait Analysis in February 2010 after spending the last nine years at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. his first degree was in physics from Cambridge and his PhD in biomechanics from Dundee. He spent 7 years managing the Gait Analysis Service at the Musgrave Park Hospital in Belfast before moving to a similar role in Mebourne. Between 2005 and 2009 he was the Director of the Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Clinical Gait Analysis and Gait Rehabilitation (the Gait CCRE) at the Murdoch Children's Research Insitute (MCRI) in Melbourne. he still holds honorary appointments with the MCRI, the University of Melbourne and La Trobe University.

Ricard is best known for his work in the methodology of Clinical Gait Analysis is frequently invited to give keynote presentation to international conferences. He delivered the Bauman Lecture at the first joint meeting of the European Society for Movement Analysis in Adults and Children and the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society. He has published over 100 articles in the leading peer review journals in the field.

Key Qualifications
1985

Upgraded to MA in 1989

1987
1994
2001
2004
Key Projects
2015
Dec
CGM 2.i
Vicon Motion Systems Ltd, 50,000.00.
Principal Investigator: R Baker (100%).
2015
Oct
Adressing PICO questions relating to prosthetics and orthotics service delivery
International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO) , 39,100.00.
Principal Investigator: R Baker (50%). Co-Investigator: C Nester (50%).
2015
Jan
Common themes in gait kinematics in Niemann Pick C
Actelion Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd, 30,000.00.
Principal Investigator: R Baker (100%).
2014
Sep
Development of a Device for the Motorised Rehabilitation of Walking (moRoW-3)
National Institute for Health Research, 26,556.00.
Principal Investigator: R Baker (100%).
2012
Dec
Energy efficient lower limb prostheses
EPSRC, 671,817.00.
Principal Investigator: D Howard (40%). Co-Investigators: M Twiste (15%), R Baker (15%), L Kenney (30%).
2012
May
A scientific basis for improving function in trans-femoral amputees
MOD, 149,236.00.
Principal Investigator: R Baker (90%). Co-Investigator: M Twiste (10%).
Key Publications
Refereed Journal Articles
Key Presence
Journal Editorship
2011
Jan
1998
Jan

 64 articles reviewed to March 2011

Other Evidence of External Esteem
2011
Mar

 11 articles from beginning of electonic review process in 2005 until March 2011

2011
Mar

 Review of Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant

2011
Mar

 9 papers reviewed from beginning of electonic review process in 2007 until March 2011