Scrooge or Believer? Researchers in the Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering have been measuring colleagues’ brain activity, including that of our very own Dean of Engineering Professor Nigel Titchener-Hooker, as part of a tongue-in-cheek experiment to detect the absence, or presence of Christmas spirit.
Publication date: 13 December 2018
A team of engineers and medical researchers found that the technology enabled surgeons to pick up clinically relevant cancers that were missed when using current visual detection methods. The best approach would be to use both techniques in tandem, according to the findings published in European Urology.
Publication date: 10 December 2018
A new Masters project-management module developed by Billy Dennis, Teaching Fellow in UCL Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, enabled Distance Learning and London-based students to work together top invent a new business device, and produce a full business plan to bring it to market.
Publication date: 8 November 2018
Publication date: 24 October 2018
Publication date: 16 October 2018
A team led by PhD student Robert Johnstone has led UCL to victory against King's College London on University Challenge.
Publication date: 9 October 2018
Professor Clare Elwell has written a guest blog for the Medical Research Council, about how functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) is helping malnourished babies in a Gambian village to reach their full potential. Read it here.
Publication date: 8 October 2018
A final year MEng Biomedical Engineering student has won a prestigious scholarship worth $10,000.
Publication date: 8 October 2018
29 October, 1.00-2.00 pm Malet Place Engineering Building, 1.02 Lecture Theatre
Publication date: 3 October 2018
Broadband Near Infrared Spectroscopy, a tool developed by researchers in the department and about to tested in clinical trials, has been featured in BBC News.
Publication date: 18 September 2018
Publication date: 10 September 2018
The first cohort of seven MEng Biomedical Engineering students to graduate received their degrees at the Royal Festival Hall, the Southbank Centre yesterday.
Publication date: 6 September 2018
How is an international team led by Adam Gibson using multimodal approaches to detect and read the text on the cartonnage on ancient Egyptian mummies? Watch this short video and get the low down in 3 minutes.
Publication date: 3 September 2018
Clare Elwell reports in the Financial Times: wearable scanners set to transform study of how brains work
Professor Clare Elwell, in her first week of a British Science Association Media Fellowship at the Financial Times, has co-authored a report on a new wearable brain scanner, developed by physicists and engineers at UCL with colleagues at the University of Nottingham.
Publication date: 15 August 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Catarina Veiga, one of nine early career researchers to be awarded a 5-year fellowship from the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Publication date: 9 August 2018
Martin Smith volunteered as a Crick Science Busker for the first time, and tells us what he learned from the experience
Publication date: 5 July 2018
Watch this year's Joel Lecture, Space, Time and Radiation Physics, by Joel Professor Robert Speller, live on the UCLTV youtube channel.
Publication date: 14 June 2018
An outstanding student from the Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering is celebrating winning three prizes for his public outreach activities.
Publication date: 7 June 2018
Department scoops 2 out of 3 of UCL Engineering's 2018 British Science Association Media Fellowships
Researchers from the department have won two of the three UCL Engineering British Science Association Media Fellowships for 2018.
Publication date: 21 May 2018
The Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering won no fewer than three awards at the annual Provost's Engineering Engagement Awards on 8 May.
Publication date: 9 May 2018
Dr Gemma Bale, Research Associate, Biomedical Optics Research Laboratory, talks optical medical devices, ice hockey, and Avril Lavigne.
Publication date: 27 April 2018
Research Associate Dr Gemma Bale, and PhD students Isabel de Roever and Pardis Kaynezhad have been working with the Brilliant Club to inspire talented Year 8 pupils from under-represented backgrounds to apply to study medical physics and biomedical engineering.
Publication date: 26 April 2018
Inspiring the next generation: Multimodal-Spectroscopy group's outreach work features in The Engineer
'When they're not developing life-saving technology, members of the Multimodal-Spectroscopy Research Team at UCL are actively sharing knowledge and enthusiasm to encourage youngsters to become medical physicists and biomedical engineers'.
Publication date: 27 March 2018
The MetaboLight team were out in force at the Big Bang Fair in Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre last week.
Publication date: 19 March 2018