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
Professor Joy Hirsch's work on 'two brain neuroscience' featured in Research Features' first 'Women in Science' issue
Professor Joy Hirsch's work on 'two brain neuroscience' features in Research Features' first ever 'Women in Science' issue.
Publication date: 15 March 2018
Charlotte Hagen awarded research fellowship to develop new 3D imaging techniques for tissue engineering
Congratulations to Dr. Charlotte Hagen who has been awarded one of seven new engineering research fellowships from the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Publication date: 13 March 2018
Women have been at the forefront of some of the most extraordinary discoveries in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). They’ve built the foundations of modern programming, broken the sound barrier, and enabled our knowledge of the structure of DNA, massively contributing to our now detailed and ever awe-inspiring understanding of the universe. In short: they’re pretty spectacular.
Publication date: 9 March 2018
A research project led by Prof. Adam Gibson recently caught the attention of BBC News.
Publication date: 8 January 2018
Congratulations to Dr Jamie McClelland, who was featured in Cancer Research UK's recent campaign video: 'Meet the Stand Up to Cancer Scientists'. A Lecturer in the Medical Physics department at UCL, Dr McClelland works on real-time imaging of tumours using a new radiotherapy machine known as MR-Linac.
Publication date: 11 December 2017
Heart tissue can be imaged in real-time during keyhole procedures using a new optical ultrasound needle developed by researchers at UCL and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
Publication date: 1 December 2017
The R. Bruce Lindsay Award is presented annually to a young researcher, in recognition of their contribution to theoretical or applied acoustics. This year's recipient is Dr. Bradley Treeby: member of the UCL Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering department.
Publication date: 31 October 2017
The Medical Physics monthly seminar series launches on Tuesday 31st October with a session titled: Advanced Computational Imaging in the Adolescent Extremely Preterm Brain
Publication date: 20 October 2017
Lynsey Duffell has been awarded the first place poster award at RehabWeek2017 for her poster “The Effects of Transcutaneous Spinal Cord Stimulation on Corticospinal Excitability”. The award of GBP 500 was donated by Hocoma and presented by their CEO Gery Colombo.
Publication date: 4 August 2017
A research team has successfully used magnets implanted behind a person’s eyes to treat nystagmus, a condition characterised by involuntary eye movements.
Publication date: 5 July 2017
Eve Hatten, our outstanding Lab Technician, has received a BEAMS Professional Services Award for “Giving our students the best support, facilities, and opportunities”. Eve has also recently been promoted to reflect her dedication and hard work, and extraordinary contributions towards the support of our students.
Publication date: 9 May 2017
A new 3D ultrasound imaging guidance method for prostate biopsy is a featured article in the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, a leading journal in the biomedical technology sector. A figure from this research appears on the front page of the April 2017 edition.
Publication date: 7 April 2017