UWA Medical Physics Blog

Yearly Archives: 2013

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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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.   How to apply for UWA Medical Physics Program Find out more aboutRead more…

 

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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.   How to apply for UWA Medical Physics Program Find out more aboutRead more…

 

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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.   How to apply for UWA Medical Physics Program Find out more about this program    

 

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Welcome to the UWA Medical Physics blog.  Enjoy news and information about our teaching and research.   How to apply for UWA Medical Physics Program Find out more about this program    

 

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