Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering



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The Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering annual newsletter is out now. Find out about all the latest news and research, hear from our amazing students and alumni, and read about our extensive public engagement and outreach activities.

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Spotlight on Dr Gemma Bale

Dr Gemma Bale, Research Associate, Biomedical Optics Research Laboratory, talks optical medical devices, ice hockey, and Avril Lavigne. 

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The Brilliant Club Scholars Programme

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.

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8 tips for women in STEM

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.

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Ultrasound imaging needle to transform heart surgery

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).

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Dr. Bradley Treeby wins 2017 R. Bruce Lindsay Award

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.

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