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In this post, we are going to introduce one of our brilliant Medical Physics graduates, Mr. Rikki Nezich. Rik started his MPhys (Medical Physics) at UWA in 2016. He had a First Class Honours Degree in Biophysics before starting his masters course of study.     Rik’s research project was on “Quantitative imaging of gamma-ray emitting radionuclides on aRead more…

 

UWA Medical Physics group was honoured to host Thomas Bortfeld, Professor at Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Radiation Biophysics Division at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard. It was a wonderful opportunity for our group to learn from Thomas’s experiences, attend his great talks, and find out more about the future of medical physics.Read more…

 

On May 28, Dr. Hari Kirupananther, MBBS Hons from Fiona Stanley Hospital, Western Australia, presented on the Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Oncology and Medical Radiations. 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, and hosted at the Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH). Abstract:Read more…

 

On 10th of April 2019 we took a group photo before the weekly research meeting at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. Click on the image to enlarge. Standing back from left: Brendon WRIGHT, Daniel NGUYEN, Jake KENDRICK, Dane LYNCH, Branimir RUSANOV, Warwick SMITH, Rikki NEZICH, Thomas KLEIN, Jake STIRLING Standing middle from left: Yutong ZHAO, Yiheng LYU,Read more…

 

In this page we are going to introduce one of our bright Medical Physics graduates, Mr. Tom Milan. Tom started his MPhys (Medical Physics) at UWA in 2016. His research project was on “Evaluation of the Clinical Impact of the Linac MLC and Gantry Sag in VMAT” supervised by Dr. Pejman Rowshanfarzad from the MedicalRead more…

 

During February 2019 the Medical Physics group received a visit from Prof. Renaud de Crevoisier and Prof. Oscar Acosta from the Laboratoire Traitement du Signal et de l’Image at the University of Rennes, France, joint supervisors of PhD student Eugenia Mylona who is spending four months with our group. Professors de Crevoisier and Acosta undertakeRead more…

 

On 8th of February, we were honoured to host Prof. De Crevoisier, Radiation Oncologist from Centre Eugene Marquis, Rennes, France. He discussed some of the research and development currently undertaken in Rennes towards adaptive radiotherapy techniques, coupled with work in development of predictive models of treatment toxicity. This includes a focus on the sources ofRead more…

 

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website and we’re excited to introduce you to our new look. The aims were to create a user-friendly browsing experience for valued applicants and research partners. Our new website provides a clear message of who we are, what we stand for and where our valuesRead more…

 

On Saturday 15/9/2018 our PhD student Emily Her and our Master student Thomas Klein were awarded the prestigious Robert Stanford Award and John Black Award for their presentations in the annual ACPSEM-WA branch scientific meeting. Emily’s presentation title was: “Hypofractionated intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) for prostate cancer using patient-specific cancer biology“. And Thomas presented: “Dosimetric VerificationRead more…

 

In February, at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH) in Perth, we had the delightful opportunity of hearing from a collection of specialists regarding medical imaging and its applications in radiation oncology. The audience consisted of novices to the field (with many masters students in attendance) up to experienced staff and experts. The presentations were spreadRead more…

 

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…

 

This post is about Alex Burton, who has recently finished his Masters in Medical Physics at UWA. “Alex was one of our most talented and extremely hard working postgraduate students. He had real interest in medical physics which was reflected in his excellent exam marks (all HD). Alex had a creative mind, and was aRead more…

 

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…

 

Marco Marcello our brilliant Medical Physics PhD candidate was sponsored by MathWorks to present his research outcomes in the National MATLAB conference this year. We congratulate him for his impressive achievement and wish him more success in the future. Here is Marco’s brief description of his trip and presentation: “I was recently privileged in attendingRead more…

 

UWA offers a range of scholarships to prospective international students to help them pursue their impossible with the assistance of financial support. Applications are now open for a wide range of postgraduate research scholarships for International and local (domestic) students, including Research Training Program (RTP) (formerly APA), University Postgraduate Awards (UPA), prestigious University, and InternationalRead more…

 

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…

 

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…

 

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…

 

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…

 

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…

 

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…

 

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…

 

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…

 

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…

 

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.   Find out more about the program in our website (Courses, Projects, Students, Available jobs,Read more…

 

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.     Find out more about the program in our website (Courses, Projects, Students, Available jobs, …) How to apply forRead more…