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Today we are going to introduce Yutong Zhao, one of our master graduates, who has just started a PhD in our group this week. The title of Yutong’s masters project was: “Towards optimal SABR margins in prostate radiation therapy” under supervision of Dr Shahin Fattahi from Genesis Cancer Care, Adj/Prof Martin Ebert from the RadiationRead more…

 

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On Friday 23rd of October, five UWA Medical Physics Master students presented their final research outcome at SCGH Cancer Centre.Here are links to their presentations.We wish them success in their future endeavours. Dane Lynch (Use of FET PET Uptake Dynamics for Spatial Characterisation of Glioblastoma)  Seonaid Rodgers (An investigation of added tin filtration for non-contrast chest CT studies for infants: A phantom study) Read more…

 

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In the ocean of uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Forrest Research Foundation is an island of opportunity, offering 3-year post-doctoral fellowships to the world’s truly exceptional early career researchers. Forrest post-doctoral fellows are more than just intellectually brilliant. They are adventurous, curious, open to ideas from anywhere. They embrace unusual approaches to problem-solvingRead more…

 

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On the 25th of February, our Medical Physics PhD student, Thomas Klein, presented his research project plan on “Ultra-high Dose-rate FLASH Radiotherapy: Advantages, Feasibility and Considerations.” at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. The clinical benefit associated with the implementation of FLASH radiotherapy is expected to be immediate and of significant benefit to the patient outcome. AsRead more…

 

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Mario started his MPhys (Medical Physics) at our university in 2016. His research project was on “Evaluation of a mobile C-arm cone-beam CT in interstitial high-dose rate brachytherapy treatment planning” supervised by Adj/Prof Martin Ebert, Dr. David Waterhouse, and Dr. Pejman Rowshanfarzad. The project was carried out at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. Here are commentsRead more…

 

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Calyn completed his PhD last semester and moved to Sydney to start clinical training at Westmead Hospital. His thesis title was:  “Spatial dose-response models of rectal toxicities for patients undergoing prostate radiotherapy“. Calyn was one of our most talented, resourceful and capable students who worked tirelessly on his PhD project. Here is what his principalRead 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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Welcome to the UWA Medical Physics blog.  Enjoy news and information about our teaching and research.   Find out more about the program in our website (Courses, Projects, Students, Available jobs, …) How to apply for UWA Medical Physics Postgraduate Program    

 

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