UWA Medical Physics Blog

Category Archives: Career

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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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