Honorary fellowship is an acknowledgement of distinguished achievement in a particular vocation or specific area of professional activity, directly or indirectly, related to the field of physics and engineering in medicine and biology by a Non-Member of IPEM.
Examples of distinguished achievement include, but are not limited to
Research that has dramatically advanced patient diagnosis, treatment or clinical outcome
A nationally or internationally significant contribution to, or body of work in, a relevant scientific, academic or industrial field
Up to and including September 2019, 60 Honorary fellows or equivalent have been appointed to IPEM and its forerunner organisations.
The most recently appointed Honorary Fellows are:
Dr Penelope Allisy-Roberts (2014)
in recognition of “outstanding contributions to ionising radiation metrology and to the medical physics profession."
Professor Lionel Tarassenko (2014)
in recognition of “outstanding contributions to biomedical engineering and to the broader engineering community.”
Professor Steve Webb (2014)
in recognition of “outstanding contributions to radiotherapy physics, to teaching and to scientific publishing”.
Professor Marcel van Herk (2019)
in recognition of the development and implementation of advanced radiotherapy systems.
If you wish to nominate someone please complete the application form which includes guidance notes.
The Current List of Honorary Fellows
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