Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering


Spring into STEM | Engineering Medical Technology | Virtual Lecture Series

27 May 2021, 10:00 am–11:00 am

Spring into STEM taster lecture in biomedical engineering

This taster lecture is designed to give you an idea of some of the topics you could study — and the exciting field you could work in — with a degree in Biomedical Engineering.

This event is free.

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UCL Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering

Engineering medical technology: How do Fitbits, Apple Watches and mobile apps measure your heart rate?

This lecture is designed for students who are thinking about or in the process of applying to an undergraduate university degree programme. It is open to the public, and anyone may join by registering below.

In this online webinar, Dr Terence Leung will explain how engineering is being applied to create solutions in healthcare and medicine. Biomedical Engineering is an exciting field that is helping to innovate new medical tools, technology and devices, and Terence will demonstrate how everyday technology is being applied to measure pulse rate and track heart health.

Following the talk, you'll have the opportunity to ask Terence questions about this topic, Biomedical Engineering, studying at UCL or any other related topics.

Simply click the link above to register and join us on the 27th of May!


About the Speaker

Dr Terence Leung

Dr Terence Leung is Associate Professor in Biomedical Optics as well as Programme Director of the Biomedical Engineering BEng and MEng degree programmes at UCL.

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