Today we are going to introduce Mr. Ryan Begley one of our MPhys (Medical Physics) graduates. Ryan has started his PhD in neurophotonics at the school of physics, UWA. For his PhD, Ryan is building a laser microscope and using this to image individual neurons and investigate the functional changes produced by terahertz radiation. TheRead more…

 

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Stereotactic radiotherapy involves the very precise delivery of narrow beams of radiation. Measurement of the properties of those beams is complicated due to their small size, and conversion to dose requires the application of ambiguous correction factors. Physicists from the Centre for Medical Radiation Physics (CMRP) at the University of Wollongong have spent a decadeRead more…

 

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The 2016 “Engineering and Physical Sciences in Medicine” (EPSM) conference was held in Sydney during November 6 – 10. On the final day, all delegates came together for a panel-led discussion to consider how medical physicists can adapt to the changing landscape of medicine, how they can make the patient journey as smooth as possibleRead more…

 

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This post contains an interview with Mr. Corban Neeley, one of our successful postgraduate students. He has entered the Diagnostic Imaging TEAP program at Canberra Hospital, located in the Australian Capital Territory and is a major teaching hospital for the Australian National University Medical School. TEAP Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics (DIMP) is strongly linked toRead more…

 

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On Wednesday November 2, 2016,  Kalam (Minty) James Ciantar one of our Masters students presented his final research outcomes to the school of physics at UWA. Minty’s thesis title was: “Voxel-based Analysis of Kidney Response to Radiation using SPECT/CT Imaging“, under supervision of Adj/Prof. Martin Ebert.   The abstract of his thesis is as follows:Read more…

 

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This morning (19th of October 2016) after the weekly postgraduate research meeting, we took a group photo outside our office at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.Click on the image to enlarge. Left to right: Pejman Rowshanfarzad, Kalam (Minty) Ciantar, Katherin Tonkin, Angel Kennedy, Rikki Nezich, Mario Djukelic, Luke Slama, Martin Ebert, Tom Milan, Joshua Hiatt, TheresaRead more…

 

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In this page we would like to introduce Mr. Jeremy Lee Hughes, one of our MSc graduates in Medical Physics. Jeremy was a brilliant student and he has been accepted to enter the Radiation Oncology TEAP program at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, which is a leading oncology research institute, and professional oncologist training centre forRead more…

 

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We are pleased to congratulate Mr. Connor James Guilfoile for being awarded a Master of Physics -Medical Physics from the School of Physics, University of Western Australia. Connor was one of our hardworking students and a few weeks after graduation, he was accepted to enter the Radiation Oncology TEAP program at Genesis CancerCare WA. TheRead more…

 

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A big congratulation to Ryan Begley our Medical Physics graduate for winning two awards from the WA branch of the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine (ACPSEM) on the 3rd of September 2016. Ryan was awarded the John Black Student Prize, and also a Travel award which pays for his travel to theRead more…

 

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We are pleased to congratulate Dr. Azrul Yahya for being awarded a PhD in Medical Physics from the School of Physics, University of Western Australia. Azrul’s thesis title was:  “Characterising and modelling the normal tissue effects associated with prostate cancer radiotherapy“. Here are his principal supervisor-Prof. M. Ebert’s comments: “Azrul came to UWA in 2012,Read more…

 

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“On June 13, A/Prof Michael Jackson from Prince of Wales Hospital, New South Wales, presented on the potential role for protons and heavy ions for cancer therapy in Australia. The event was organised by the Radiation Oncology Workforce Western Australia consortium of state radiotherapy institutions, funded by WA Health’s Cancer and Palliative Care Network, andRead more…

 

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“What do I need to do to become a Medical Physicist?” and “What does a Medical Physicist do?” These are common questions we usually get from the students. The following diagram shows the eligibility requirements for entering the Medical Physics program at UWA and the usual career paths. Applicants from other majors or universities mayRead more…

 

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Three of our postgraduate students attended the EPSM-2015 conference in Wellington, New Zealand from 8th to 12th of November. Calyn Moulton presented part of his PhD project. The titles of his presentations were: ● Parameters for the Lyman-Kutcher-Burman model of normal tissue complication probability based on late rectal bleeding events after prostate radiotherapy. ● LateRead more…

 

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Today, the 21st of October 2015, the medical physics group weekly meeting was held at UWA main campus. Here is a group photo of the staff and some of our postgraduate students. Our group is growing fast! Top Row (right to left): Ryan Begley , Mike House, Blake Segler, Nick Gale, Calyn Moulton, Angel  Kennedy,Read more…

 

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A big congratulation to Colm Morrison and Marco Marcello for winning awards from the WA branch of the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine (ACPSEM) on the 12th of September 2015. Colm has been awarded the Robert Stanford award for the best submission in medical physics for his MSc thesis entitled “Development,Read more…

 

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Western Australian universities are seeking applicants for unique PhD scholarships as described at this link “Forrest Scholarships“.  These are aimed at attracting students with exceptional talent, imagination and potential. They are for both Australian and international students. The University of Western Australia Medical Physics group welcomes inquiries from suitable physics, mathematics, engineering and computer scienceRead more…

 

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We are hosting a Danish Medical Physicist, Dr. Hans Lynggard Riis, from Odense University Hospital from  August to mid-December this year. He is sponsored by the medical equipment company Elekta as well as the Nordic Association for Clinical Physics (NACP). He is undertaking some collaborative projects, particularly with Dr. Pejman Rowshanfarzad. Their research project isRead more…

 

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The work of Azrul Yahya, PhD student in the Medical Physics group, has been given some extra promotion with a figure related to one of his papers featured on the cover of the European Radiation Oncology journal, “Radiotherapy and Oncology“. Azrul’s work involves trying to determine what factors in the radiotherapy treatment of men withRead more…

 

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This is the second profile article based upon interviews with three staff members from the Medical Technology and Physics Department at Perth’s Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. This article will be on Medical Physicist Steven Crossley.  Steven has a Bachelor in Physics and Chemistry with joint Honours from the University of Manchester and a Master’s in “TheRead more…

 

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A big congratulations to Azrul Yahya for winning a Young Investigator Travel Award at the 15th International Congress of Radiation Research in Kyoto, Japan. Azrul has written an article on the experience. I had the privilege of attending the 15th International Congress of Radiation Research in Kyoto, Japan last May. The conference, held every four years inRead more…

 

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Recently I had the privilege of interviewing some staff members from the Medical Technology and Physics Department at Perth’s Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. The aim of these interviews is to provide an insight into the areas of Radiochemistry and Medical Physics, particularly for the benefit of those interested in getting into the area.  This firstRead more…

 

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Congratulations to Benjamin Hug, who passed his Medical Physics Registrar written exam with flying colours. Below, Ben has provided some background information on the exam and the requirements for the registrar program. The Training Education and Assessment Program (TEAP) is a training program facilitated by the Australasian College of Engineers and Physical Scientists in MedicineRead more…

 

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Three members of the Radiation Oncology group had the privilege of attending the 2015 ESTRO meeting in Barcelona. This is one of the world’s premier conferences in Radiation Oncology, which this year combined presentations of research activities spanning clinical radiation oncology, medical physics, radiation therapy technology, brachytherapy and radiobiology. PhD students Calyn Moulton and AzrulRead more…

 

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The Western Australian branch of the Australasian College of Physical Scientists & Engineers in Medicine is having its first event of 2015. There will be two talks, the opportunity to meet the ACPSEM President, Dr Sean Geoghegan, and dinner at Tiamos in Nedlands following the event. The first talk is ‘Writing for Publication’ by Alun HRead more…

 

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In February 2015 the Targeting Cancer campaign released a video to showcase radiation therapy as a safe, effective and sophisticated treatment for patients with cancer. It aims to increase public and professional awareness of radiotherapy. For more information on the Targeting Cancer campaign visit www.targetingcancer.com.au. As an initiative of The Royal Australian and New Zealand CollegeRead more…

 

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This semester we welcome Kelly MacKinnon, who joins us on a science communication placement. Hi, I’m Kelly MacKinnon and I’m currently undertaking a BSc at UWA, majoring in Physics and Science Communications. As part of my science communications major I have the privilege of writing for the UWA Medical Physics program. I am currently hopingRead more…

 

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Today we visited Hollywood Primary School, our CSIRO Scientists in Schools partner, for a lunchtime Q&A session. This “Lunch in the Lab” event was open to students throughout the school who were curious about science. The students asked their burning science questions, which were answered by resident scientist Dr Anita Adhitya. The students had many great, thoughtful questions! We look forward to anotherRead more…

 

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Colm Morrison, our first medical physics graduate, was recently featured on the UWA Faculty of Science Facebook page, where he shared his experiences and his study and career tips. How to apply for UWA Medical Physics Program

 

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During February 2-11, the Radiation Oncology group hosted Dr Sarah Gulliford from the Royal Marsden Hospital / Institute for Cancer Research, Sutton, United Kingdom. Sarah first visited in March 2012. Since then, several members from the group have visited Sarah in Sutton. Sarah’s research focuses on the reactions of normal tissues following radiotherapy and has assistedRead more…

 

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The Cancer Council Western Australia Postdoctoral Fellowship is offered for an outstanding early career researcher who will contribute to the field of cancer research in WA. The fellowship is for up to $75,000 pa ($90,000 pa for clinical appointments) for 3 years with funding available from 1 January 2016. Applications are now open. Applications close 3 April,Read more…

 

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This week we welcome Dr Sarah Gulliford, Research Physicist from the Royal Marsden Hospital, who is visiting the Radiation Oncology group at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. Prof. Martin Ebert and PhD students, Azrul Yahya and Calyn Moulton, visited collaborators at the Royal Marsden just over a year ago. Dr Gulliford works on outcomes analysis from trials for prostate and headRead more…

 

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A new program to help medical physicists working with linacs, Mountaingoat is an executable that does basic analysis on dynamic log files produced by Varian MLC systems. Mountaingoat was compiled in MATLAB 2012b and requires MATLAB Compiler Runtime (MCR) V8.0 in order to run. Mountaingoat was developed by Jeremy Hughes, Masters student in medical physics, and is available on the UWA e-resources page.Read more…

 

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Prof. Tim St Pierre is back from his IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturer tour, and will give a final lecture here at UWA: “Magnetic Materials in Medicine: Applications in Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment of Disease” Prof. Tim St Pierre, 2014 IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturer 5:30 pm, Monday, 15th December Webb Lecture Theatre, Geology &Read more…

 

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The Western Australian Department of Health has established a scholarship fund for the purpose of encouraging students with a strong desire to develop a career in radiation oncology medical physics. The demand for medical physicists specializing in radiation oncology is growing in Western Australia as the government seeks to expand cancer treatment services in theRead more…

 

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Congratulations to Prof. Tim St Pierre and Research Assoc. Prof. Mike House, whose work in collaboration with Resonance Health Ltd. won the company the WA Innovator of the Year Overall Winner award for their HepaFat-Scan technology. This innovative technology provides a non-invasive measurement of human liver fat concentrations. News: Resonance Health – 2014 WA Innovator of the Year Overall Winner PerthRead more…

 

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Welcome home to Prof. Tim St Pierre, who recently completed the American leg of his IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecture tour. While visiting the Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Tim photographed this historical piece of physics: magnets from the original Stern-Gerlach experiment. This experiment provided evidence that the spatial orientation of an atom’s magnetic moment is quantised.

 

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The NHMRC have generously provided $535,000 in support of a research project being coordinated by Prof Martin Ebert. The project focuses on the use of radiotherapy for treating prostate cancer, where questions need to be answered regarding the relationship between radiographic identification of the prostate organ, the role radiotherapy treatment planning has in targeting theRead more…

 

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The Photography in Medical Physics competition, hosted by ACPSEM, highlighted some of the visually exciting aspects of medical physics. Among the photographic subjects were ferrofluids from our BioMagnetics Research Group. Ferrofluids are liquids containing nanoparticles of magnetic material. They can be used in medical applications such as targeted drug delivery and magnetic hyperthermia (heat treatment).

 

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Congratulations to Blake Segler, PhD student, who competed last week in the Finals of the UWA Three Minute Thesis competition. Blake’s talk, “A Vessel of Hope,” explains his research in medical physics.    

 

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Coming up next month is the final Radiation Oncology Workforce WA CPD event for the year, which will feature presentations of small grant research projects, keynote speakers and workshops. 1 November, 2014 8:45 am – 3:15 pm Curtin University Further details  

 

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Hi, my name is Colm Morrison, I’m a postgraduate student at UWA studying a Master of Science in Medical Physics, and I’m going to tell you a little bit about my experience in the Medical Physics MSc program. I enrolled in the program in 2012 after reading an article in a state health department liftoutRead more…

 

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Prof. Tim St Pierre’s Distinguished Lectures continue in the Americas. Here is a list of Tim’s finalised tour dates before he returns to Perth.

 

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Come along to the UWA Postgrad & Honours Expo to learn more about UWA’s postgraduate course in medical physics. There will be an overview presentation of physics courses from 5:15 – 6:00pm in the Agriculture Lecture Theatre. Date: Wednesday 24 September 2014 Time: 4.00pm to 7.00pm Venue: Bayliss Building and nearby lecture rooms

 

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The meeting of Australian and New Zealand Medical Physicists was this year combined with the annual meetings of the Australasian radiography and radiology communities at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. UWA Medical Physics was represented by PhD students Calyn Moulton and Azrul Yahya, together with A/Prof Pejman Rowshan Farzad and Prof Martin Ebert whoRead more…

 

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Well done to the UWA Medical Physics team who volunteered at the Cancer Council’s Daffodil Day Street Appeal on 22 August 2014. The event raised awareness and funds for cancer research, education and support programs.

 

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New to Perth, CyberKnife was first used here in April to treat patients. The radiotherapy treatment process requires a team of medical physicists, radiation therapists and doctors.  First the patient receives MRI or CT scans, on which the doctor outlines the target volume of the tumour. For the particular case the doctor decides whether CyberKnife is an appropriate technology. The doctor prescribes aRead more…

 

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Installed recently at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and in the past year at Curtin University, VERTTM is a virtual radiation therapy system. Simulating a machine used in radiotherapy treatments, the linear accelerator, VERT allows students to learn in a virtual, 2D or 3D setting before spending invaluable time on a real machine. Those studying medical physics and radiation therapy will have more opportunities forRead more…

 

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“CLEAR Study, an initiative of Cancer Council NSW, is an open access resource for cancer research studies. The CLEAR Study has collected data from over 10,000 people with and without cancer to provide a better understanding of the genetic and environmental causes of cancer in NSW. This information is available to the cancer research communityRead more…

 

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Applications are invited from students studying disciplines related to cancer control (including biological science, medicine, behavioural science or public health) for a scholarship to conduct research relating to cancer during the coming summer months. The James Crofts Hope Foundation (JCHF) Vacation Scholarship will be offered again this year.  This scholarship will be awarded to aRead more…

 

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Come along to the UWA Open Day to learn more about the university, including study, research and student life. We will run demonstrations of medical physics and biomagnetics in the atrium of the School of Physics. When: Sunday, 10 August 2014, 10 am – 4 pm Where: The University of Western Australia  

 

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Today we have a guest post from Ryan Begley, a UWA physics undergraduate student who worked with the medical physics group during the university break. Over the university vacation I undertook a 5 week internship with the Medical Physics Research Group. My supervisor, Professor Martin Ebert, found a great project for me that was interesting andRead more…

 

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Last week we visited Hollywood Primary School, our CSIRO Scientists in Schools partner, to share our work on medical physics.  Students from years 4-7, as well as year 2, learnt how science is applied in medicine. They discovered how medical physicists help people via imaging, treatment and safety. The students identified fruit and vegetables from MRI scans; watched brain activity change with visual stimulationRead more…

 

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This week in Sydney representatives met from the Medical Physics University Network. The network is comprised of each of the six Australian universities that offer postgraduate programs in medical physics. Among the subjects of discussion were continued development of a resource network, a pilot program in course-sharing, virtual training and research interactions. The collaborative work continues to support the development and capacity of the medicalRead more…

 

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Following the first leg of his IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecture tour in Asia, Prof. Tim St Pierre has been presenting his talk in Europe. He recently embarked on his tour in the UK.

 

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The ViewRay (TM) system, which provides the world’s first MRI-guided radiation therapy, enables clinicians to track the patient’s internal anatomy in real time whilst simultaneously administering radiotherapy treatment. Guided by MRI images, the radiation beams are kept on target, yet without additional markers or exposure to ionising radiation. A presentation on the ViewRay (TM) system will be held in Perth: 10:30 am, 20 June, 2014 MeetingRead more…

 

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In Hsinchu City, Taiwan, Prof. Tim St Pierre presented his IEEE Distinguished Lecture at the ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute) and National Tsing Hua University.  ITRI is a non-profit centre for research and development.  The exciting work at this organisation focusses on innovation and next-generation technology. At National Tsing Hua University Tim met with Prof. Chih-Huang Lai, who leads theRead more…

 

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The 2014 ACPSEM WA Branch annual scientific meeting is coming up on Saturday, 19 July, at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.  Abstract submission is now open, and closes on 27 June.

 

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Scholarships are available for students interested in attending the 2014 Combined Scientific Meeting (CSM), CSM 2014: Imaging and Radiation in Personalised Medicine.  The conference will be held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from 4-7 September, 2014.  Applications for the ACPSEM Student Scholarship 2014 close 20 June 2014.  

 

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Continuing his tour in China, Prof. Tim St Pierre presented two IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lectures in Hong Kong.  At The University of Hong Kong he had discussions with Prof. Philip Pong, Chairperson of the IEEE Magnetics Society Hong Kong Chapter, who works on magnetoresistive magnetic field sensors and applications in smart grids and nano-biotechnology. Tim’s second lecture was atRead more…

 

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Prof. Tim St Pierre gave his first IEEE Distinguished Lecture in China at Tsinghua University.  His host was Prof. Dan Wei, whose research interests lie in applied magnetics; there in Beijing he also met Dr Lingyun Zhao, whose work in biomagnetics is on magnetic hyperthermia. Next Tim spoke about biomagnetics and its biomedical applications at Nanjing University, where his visit was hostedRead more…

 

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Prof. Tim St Pierre’s IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lectures continued in Korea, where he presented at Chonbuk National University, the Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources and Korea University. Tim also found another early example of “medical physics”.  He writes, “After giving my Distingushed Lecture presentation at Cheonbuk National University, I visited the Herbal Medicine Museum in the traditional Jeonju HanokRead more…

 

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Prof. Tim St Pierre gave his second IEEE Distinguished Lecture at Chuo University in Tokyo.  There he met with the IEEE Magnetics Society Tokyo Chapter.  It was a biomagnetics-flavoured event, with the group hosting on the same day Prof. Balachandran Jeyadevan (School of Engineering, The University of Shiga Prefecture), who gave a lecture entitled, “Magnetic Fluid Hyperthermia: Challenges and Future ProspectsRead more…

 

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The first CyberKnife system in Australia, installed at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, was in the news last week with a government media statement and several media reports.  This follows upon the first treatments with the machine two weeks ago.  We will have further details in a future post. Cancer busting robot installed in Perth hospital Cyberknife $9 million CyberKnife unveiled at Sir CharlesRead more…

 

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Following the ANZSNM Annual Scientific Meeting in Adelaide this weekend, the WA Branch of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine invite you to attend a presentation by one of the conference speakers here in Perth. “68Ga – replacing 99mTc soon?” Associate Professor Clemens Decristoforo, Radiopharmacist, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria. Seminar Room G24, Harry Perkins Institute ofRead more…

 

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The Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR) WA Branch will hold this year’s annual symposium on 4 June at Edith Cowan University.  Registrations and online abstract submissions are now open!

 

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Prof. Tim St Pierre presented his first IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecture at Tohoku University in Sendai.  Here is Tim’s description of his adventures, including photos of an early “medical physics” device, the magnoscope (an electrical stethoscope). I visited the Research Institute of Electrical Communication at Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan. I met with Associate Professor Simon Greaves who showed meRead more…

 

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Today’s UWA home page and UWA media statement feature work by Tim St Pierre and the BioMagnetics Group on magnetism in medicine.

 

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On March 14-15 in Perth, medical physics clinical staff and registrars, academic staff and students participated in a workshop on ways to integrate Radiation Oncology clinical and research work.  The event included two research workshops, one held at each of Genesis Cancer Care and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, in which researchers presented their project and ideas.  FeedbackRead more…

 

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Learn about innovation in medical physics in the free lecture, “Idea to Venture”.  This workshop is the first of a series of Start-Up Exchange workshops, and is hosted by The Innovation Centre WA in conjunction with UWA’s Office of Industry and Innovation.   In “Idea to Venture,” Prof. Tim St Pierre will talk about the development of the FerriScan technology atRead more…

 

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Today we profile Dr Mahsheed Sabet, who writes about her career in medical physics and her experience as a Medical Physics Registrar at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. I have recently joined the Training, Education and Accreditation Program (TEAP) for Radiation Oncology Medical Physicists. With a BSc in Applied Physics, an MSc and a PhD in MedicalRead more…

 

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This month in Sydney Research Assoc/Prof. Mike House, Asst/Prof. Pejman Rowshanfarzad and Asst/Prof. Anita Adhitya met with representatives from each of the Australian universities that offer postgraduate programs in medical physics.  The group is developing the national Medical Physics University Network, a collaboration to support the development and capacity of the medical physics community.  TheRead more…

 

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Western Australia will soon be equipped with one of the latest worldwide technologies for cancer treatments. The CyberKnife is a multi-million dollar system which is being installed in the department of Radiation Oncology at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth. The CyberKnife (Accuray Inc., Sunnyvale, CA) is a non-invasive alternative to surgery for the treatmentRead more…

 

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Congratulations to Prof. Tim St Pierre, who has been selected as a 2014 IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturer.  He will present the following talk about biomagnetics and its biomedical applications, travelling globally with his presentation over the year.  Stay tuned for Prof. St Pierre’s movements in our unfolding, “Where is Tim?” adventure. Scientists working in the fieldRead more…

 

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Applications close next week for the Western Australian Department of Health ‘Scholarship in Radiation Oncology Medical Physics – 2014‘.  This scholarship is to support students in the  Master of Physical Science: Medical Physics course at The University of Western Australia who would like to focus their research component on a radiation oncology topic. Applications close: 17 January, 2014Read more…

 

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In collaboration with the five other Australian universities that provide medical physics postgraduate programs, UWA is developing an integrated e-information network.  Each university will share with the network resources from their respective areas of expertise.  The UWA repository of medical physics resources is now available online, and will develop as members of the local medical physics community contributeRead more…

 

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Hi there, my name is Jonny Thompson and I thought I’d give a quick run-down of my experiences in medical physics so far for anyone considering the same path. I’ve been working as a Radiation Oncology Medical Physics (ROMP) registrar for almost a year now at Perth Radiation Oncology (PRO) in Wembley. I started outRead more…

 

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Applications open today for the Western Australian Department of Health ‘Scholarship in Radiation Oncology Medical Physics – 2014‘.  This scholarship is to support students in the Master of Physical Science: Medical Physics course at The University of Western Australia who would like to focus their research component on a radiation oncology topic. Contact Research Associate Professor Mike House,Read more…

 

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Radiation Oncology Workforce WA is developing a more sustainable radiation oncology workforce in Western Australia.  As part of their work, they will establish greater access to collaborative research and education facilities.  You can contribute to a more sustainable workforce by participating in this survey.

 

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Today, 7 November, 2013, is the first celebration of the International Day of Medical Physics.  You can learn about its background below or celebrate by taking the quiz (general public or physicist versions). As medical imaging technologies are evolving rapidly and pioneer radiotherapy techniques have considerably improved the outcome of cancer therapy, medical physicists become more and more important inRead more…

 

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This week Ben Hug and other PhD students from the Medical Physics Research Group will be presenting at the 2013 Engineering and Physical Sciences in Medicine (EPSM) Conference here in Perth. The EPSM conference is held annually somewhere in Australia or New Zealand and brings both clinical and research physicists and engineers together to meet and discuss all aspects relatedRead more…

 

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In September 2013 we welcomed Eugene Tan and Jefferson Allan, year 10 and 11 students from Shenton College, who visited the School of Physics for a week of work experience. Taking on the role of science journalists, Eugene and Jefferson interviewed staff and students in the School’s outreach program and medical physics research. Enjoy theirRead more…

 

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This week in Sydney we met with representatives from the five other universities in Australia that offer a program in medical physics.  Developing a national Medical Physics University Network — comprised of Queensland University of Technology, RMIT University, University of Adelaide, The University of Sydney, The University of Western Australia and University of Wollongong –Read more…

 

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During October 2013, Prof. Martin Ebert and PhD students, Azrul Yahya and Calyn Moulton, are visiting the Institute for Cancer Research and Royal Mardsen Hospital Sutton, Surrey UK, to work collaboratively on the analysis of data from radiotherapy clinical trials. This analysis focuses on a decade-long mission of the group to obtain data on the side-effects experienced by menRead more…

 

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Are you interested in a career in medical physics? The MBA & Postgrad Studies Expo is in Perth on Thursday, 26 September, 2013. Come along to learn about the new Master in Physical Science: Medical Physics course at UWA, and information about a career in radiation oncology.

 

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Come along to the UWA Postgrad and Honours Expo 2013 this Wednesday, 25 September, 2013. Learn about the new Master in Physical Science: Medical Physics course; research projects in Medical Physics and Biomagnetics; and scholarship opportunities.

 

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Welcome to the UWA Medical Physics blog.  Enjoy news and information about our teaching and research.

 

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