UWA Medical Physics Blog

Yearly Archives: 2021

On this page we are introducing another high achiever UWA graduate, Dr. Emily Her. Emily started her part time PhD study in Medical Physics in 2015 and completed it in 2020 while she was working as a scientific officer in the Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering Department at Royal Perth Hospital. Emily then started theRead more…

 

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Today we are going to introduce Mr. Prince Raj Joseph Sivaraj one of the successful Medical Physics graduates of UWA. Prince started Medical Physics in 2019 after studying Astrophysics for a year at UWA. He started working at Resonance Health as a technical analyst after graduation in 2020. Resonance Health is an Australian healthcare companyRead more…

 

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Congratulations to UWA Medical Physics PhD candidates: Brani Rusanov, Jake Kendrick and Nathaniel Barry for winning the 2021 WA Health Hackathon among 16 participating teams. Very well done young men! We are proud of you. Here is a short description of the event: The 2021 WA Health Hackathon held on 22nd August consisted of 16Read more…

 

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Congratulation to Yutong Zhao and the team on publishing a paper in the recent issue of Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine Journal! Well done Yutong! “Deriving optimal planning organ at risk volume margins in prostate external beam radiotherapy”. Yutong Zhao, Martin Ebert, David Waterhouse, Simon Goodall, Pejman Rowshanfarzad, Shahin Fattahi This work was Yutong’sRead more…

 

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Dr Pejman Rowshan Farzad teaches Radiotherapy Physics, Radiation Biology and Protection, Radiation Physics and Dosimetry, Medical Imaging Physics and coordinates the Medical Physics postgraduate program at UWA. He’s particularly passionate about modern techniques in radiotherapy, medical imaging, nuclear medicine and the application of AI in medicine. Thanks to this passion for his work, Pejman recentlyRead more…

 

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Here are photos of the Radiobiology class today. Students discussed the impact of radiation on the cell cycle and checkpoints. Thanks to Dr. Catherine Kealley for making the unit so enjoyable and engaging. ========================= For more information visit our Website: https://www.uwamedicalphysics.org Weblog: http://www.uwamedicalphysics.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UWA.Medical.Physics/groups/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/uwa_medical_physics/ Twitter: @MedicalUwa YouTube Channel: https://youtube.com/channel/UCgDxbPagQ3JzzO-UXny7fIA =========================

 

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On Wednesday 26th of May, five UWA Medical Physics Master students presented their research proposals at SCGH Cancer Centre. Here are links to their presentations. We wish them success with their research projects. Marsha Chin Title of project: “Dosimetric evaluation of an intra-operative radiotherapy system: measurement-based and Monte Carlo modelling investigation“ Supervisors: Pejman Rowshan FarzadRead more…

 

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On Friday 28th of May, four 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. Ghazi Salem M Almutairi An Independent sets of Image Quality tests for Cone-Beam CT (Investigation of Catphan accuracy) Evaluation of the accuracy of the existing softwareRead more…

 

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In this post we are going to introduce one of our medical physics graduates, Mrs. Kirsten Porumb. Kirsten’s undergraduate degree was in Physics and Nanotechnology from Murdoch University. She started her masters at UWA in 2017 and completed her degree in medical physics in 2019. While working on her research project, Kirsten started working atRead more…

 

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This textbook has been one of the major references for Medical Physics since 1953. Congratulations to Prof. Martin Ebert and Prof. Roger Price from UWA Medical Physics and their team. This new edition will be the reference book for UWA Medical Physics Group and we are grateful to have Professors Ebert and Price in ourRead more…

 

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Thank you all who attended and helped out with UWA Open Day on your weekend! Much appreciated! We had an impressive number of visitors this year. ========================= For more information visit our Website: https://www.uwamedicalphysics.org Weblog: http://www.uwamedicalphysics.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UWA.Medical.Physics/groups/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/uwa_medical_physics/ Twitter: @MedicalUwa YouTube Channel: https://youtube.com/channel/UCgDxbPagQ3JzzO-UXny7fIA

 

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Today (24th of March, 2021) we hosted Dr. Robert Finnegan from the University of Sydney. Dr. Finnegan’s talk was about his latest research on AI based image processing software. Speaker: Dr Rob Finnegan Dr. Rob Finnegan is a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Sydney, specialising in image processing tools in radiation therapy. HisRead more…

 

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Congratulations to our own Alex Burton, a UWA Medical Physics graduate who has become an ACPSEM Certified Radiation Oncology Medical Physics (ROMP) Specialist. Alex completed TEAP at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne. Well done Alex! TEAP is a challenging program and this is a great achievement. We are very proud of you. ========================= ForRead more…

 

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We are very pleased to announce that Jake Kendrick – our PhD candidate – has been awarded the Turab Chakera Radiology Research Fellowship by the Royal Perth Hospital Imaging Research Fund for 3 years. It is a PhD research grant for original radiology related research. For more information visit: https://rph.health.wa.gov.au/Research/RPH-Imaging-Research-Fund/Grant-Programs The title of Jakes PhDRead more…

 

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On the 6th of January, we hosted Jacinta Yap from the School of Physics, University of Melbourne, who delivered a presentation on proton beam therapy physics. We thank Jecinta for providing her fantastic work. Bio: Jacinta is a Research Fellow in the Medical Accelerator Physics group at the University of Melbourne. Her work combines acceleratorRead more…

 

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