Past Winners 

To read about the 2018 Gold Medal and Early Career Award winners click here, and to read about the 2017 winners click here.
 
Healthcare Gold Medal
2019   Huda Al Naemi,  State Of Qatar
2018   Colin Martin, Glasgow 
2017   Cornelius Lewis, London
2016   Philip Cosgriff, Boston
 

Academic Gold Medal

2019  Panicos Kyriacou, London
2018  Martin Graves, Cambridge    
2017   David John Lurie, University of Aberdeen    
2016   David Andrew Bradley, University of Surrey  
 
Innovation Gold Medal
2019  Andrew Beavis, Hull
2018  Daniel Clark, Nottingham
2017   David Gow, Edinburgh
2016   Not Awarded
 
Academic Early Career Award
2019  Bilal Tahir, Sheffield Univesity
2018  Kate Ricketts, University College, London 
2017  Tracy Underwood, University College, London
2016  Richard Axell, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
 
Healthcare Early Career Award
2019 Emmanuel Akinluyi, London
2018 Jim Daniel, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
2017 Not awarded
2016 Ewan Eadie, Ninewell Hospital, Dundee 
 
Innovation Early Career Award
2019  Not Awarded
2018  Not Awarded
2017  Mohammed Atari
2016  Jonathan Taylor, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield 
 
IPEM Travel Award (This award was discontinued in 2016 and replaced by the International Travel Grants)
2015  Richard Speight, Leeds  
2014  Not awarded
2013  Beatrice Berthon, Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff
 
IPEM/AAPM Travel Award (This award was discontinued in 2013 and replaced by the IPEM Travel Award)
Therese Soderlund, University College, London  
Christopher Boylan, Manchester  

Young K Lee, Sutton, Surrey

Lorna Tasker

Not Awarded

Andrew Reilly, Edinburgh

Not Awarded

Catherine Coolens, London

IPEM/RCP Essay Prize (This prize has been discontinued)

2013   Ceri Ramtohul and Juan Valle, Christie Hospital, Manchester: Combination Therapy of 177 Lu and 90Y Dotatate for Treatment of Neuroendocrine Cancer  

2012   Not Awarded

2011   Not Awarded   
2010   Charlotte Platten, Jonathan Wylie, Fiona Wood: A Dimensionally realistic manikin for the assessment of the resuscitation equipment and techniques used on premature infants  

2009   Panayiotis Kyriacou and Andy Petros : The first Oesophageal Miniaturized pulse oximeter for use in neonates

2008   Not Awarded 

2007   Margaret O'Hara : Non-Invasive Diagnosis? Don't hold your Breath!

2006   Paul White, Rajesh Kharbanda & Andrew Redington : Development of a Technique to Measure Heart Function Immediately after a Non      Surgical Closure of an Atrial Septal Defect

2005  Not Awarded

2004  Dr D W Davies and Dr M A Tooley

The Founders' Award for Research (This award has been discontinued)

Damianos Christophides, Maidstone  
Kumar Ramnarine, Leicester  
Not Awarded  

David Eaton, London

Not Awarded  
Not Awarded  

Andrew Reilly, Oxford

Not Awarded

Not Awarded

Not Awarded 

Not Awarded 

Spiers' Award for Outreach

2019   Lauren Urquhart, Dundee  
2018   David Randall, Sheffield, for Outreach  
2017   Elizabeth Kapasa, Leeds, for Outreach  
2016   Belinda Ball, Salisbury, for Outreach  
2014   Paul Booker, Nottingham, for Outreach  
2014   Joanne Young, London for Outreach  
2013   Rosie Richards, Stanmore, Middlesex, for best performance in Part I Viva examination  

2012   William Beasley, for best performance in Part I Viva examination

2011   Elizabeth Tunnicliffe, for best performance in Part I Viva examination  
2010   Stephen Wastling, for best performance in Part I Viva examination  

2009   Roxanne Potts, for best performance in Part I Viva examination

2008   Gavin Wright for best performance in Part I Viva examination

The Manufacturers' Award for Innovation (This prize was discontinued in 2016)

Beatrice Berthon, Cardiff

Stephen O'Connor, Bedfordshire  
Not Awarded  
Not Awarded  
Vicky Curling, London: A study of the occupant restraint path in a bespoke seating system  

Not Awarded

Professor Andrew Beavis: Virtual reality environments for training and education in radiotherapy

Dr Panayiotis Kyriacou, London: Novel miniaturised oesophageal pulse oximetry sensor

The Cardiovascular Physics and Engineering Research Group, Regional Medical Physics Department, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne: Multi-site PPG pulse system

Bill Allan, Caroline May, Anne Hurren, Peter Samuel, Charles Kennedy: Sunderland air pressure meter

Ben Heller and Paul Bacon: Sway pen
Iain Chambers and Andy Clark: Pupilometer

The Roy Ellis Patient Benefit Award

2019   Professor David Brettle for the Little Linac  

Jennifer Walsh-O'Donovan 
For developing information for patients and promoting their involvement in the service to the ultimate benefit of all patients 

Jonathan Ashmore and Cormac McGrath:  for an App developed for Android and iOS to prepare paediatric patients at King’s College Hospital and the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children for their upcoming MRI scan.  
Not Awarded  
Not Awarded  
Laura Martin, Bath For work to reduce x-ray does to children and neonates  
Not Awarded  
Kate Jones, Cardiff: Development of an Engineering Protocol for achieving the optimum configuration of manual wheelchairs for better energy efficiency for frail or elderly carers pushing the wheelchair; taking into account static stability  
Not Awarded   

Lucy Wills, Cardiff: Effect of Planning Algorithms in oesophageal radiotherapy in the context of the SCOPE 1 Trial

Not Awarded

Not Awarded

Not Awarded

Mary Halewood, Newcastle upon Tyne: The Nuclear Medicine 'Superscan' 

Not Awarded

The Keith Boddy Prize  
 
Dr Mandy Price for her article: Experience of working with a disability Vol 27 Issue 2
 

Awarded jointly to: 
Ellen Donovan for her article in SCOPE entitled Preparing for an NIHR research training award application
and
Philip Cosgriff, David Willis, Paul Ganney, Allan Green and Richard Trouncer for their SCOPE article Requirements Specification Vol 26 Issue 3

 
Robert Ross, for SCOPE article Software Quality Management: I know how to program  
Stuart Green and Paul Sanghera for SCOPE article Proton Radiotherapy: hype, fiction and a few facts  
Kate Ricketts and Gary Royle, Reading for SCOPE article paRTner: UK-Africa partnership for radiotherapy  
Not awarded  
Francis Duck, Bath, for series of historical articles in SCOPE.  
Jennifer Freeman, for a series of tutorial on medical statistics in SCOPE.  
   

Medical Physics and Engineering Conference (MPEC) Prizes

President's Prize

Anna Gardiner,  Is the Use of the anode-heel effect better than a gonad shield in paediatric radiography?  
Awarded jointly to : Mrs Cara Cooper, Hear Glue Ear: Horizontal innovation to providee hearing for children with Glue Ear 
Mr Matthew Smith, Biomechanical Analysis of Balloon Eustachian Tuboplasty.
 
Susan Maquire A different field for physicists: first experience of pitch side radiological medical physics support  
Slavik Tabakov The Pioneering of e-Learning in Medical Physics  
Christie McComb, Assessment of Longitudinal Changes in Contractile Function using DENSE in Patient with Myocardial Infarction  
John Frame, Glasgow Absolute dose calibration for operation of the flattening-filter free mode of a truebeam linac  

Jim Daniel, Middlesbrough: Re-calibration of Elekta XVI cone-beam CT images for adaptive radiotherapy using a percentile mapping technique

Julia Snaith, Teddington: Electronic portal imaging device charterisation in clinical photon beams over the energy range 4 to 25MV

 
N Stone, M Kerssens, M Sattlecker, R Baker, P Matousek, K Rogers: Probing disease-specific breast calcification using light  

Aaron Jerling: Development of a fibre optic hydrophone for the characterisation of diagnostic and therapeutic medical ultrasound

Alison Scott: Modelling and measuring small radiotherapy photon fields; and

Mary Cocker: Time and spatially-varying magnetic fields measured around a 3T magnet: are the proposed occupational limits exceeded?

Emma Bowers: Getting to the heart of the matter of catheter placement in neonates

Clare Bernard: Quantifying bone structure using 3.0 Tesla MRI

Dr J Finlay Royal United Hospital, Bath: 3D ultrasound imaging of mammary ducts in the breasts of lactating women

Mr D Eaton Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge: Topology and optimization of objective functions in treatment planning 

Trainee's Prize

Awarded jointly to:
Dina Roshd, VMAT Planning for the Internal Mammary Chain
and
Sarah Williams, Dosimetric Investigation and Optimisation of Liver Radioembolisation Using 90Y Microspheres.

 
Conor Macdonald Shear Wave Elastography (SWE) and Velocity Bector Imaging (VVI) as predictive markers of arterio-venous fistula outcomes: preliminary results.  
Nicola Laverick Development of a RapidPlan TM Model for use in the treatment of gynaecological cancers  
Glen Whitten, Preliminary analysis of in-vivo transit dosimetry for TrueBeam linear accelerators using integrated images for VMAT prostate patients.  
Dan Welsh, Can the Edinburgh Pipe Phantom be used to detect failed elements on phased array ultrasound transducers.  
Megan A Wood, University of Wisconsin Medical Radiation Research Centre: Assessing the use of ionization chambers for flattening-filter-free beam characterization using measurement and Monte Carlo methods.  (Young Investigator Prize)  
Siobhan McVey, Dundee: Eye doses for interventional operators: are they a problem?
D Darios, M Bidmead, C Nalder: Anisotrophy measurement for HRD 192lr brachytherapy source using radiochromic films

Ian Seedhouse: A mathematical model for the measurement of peak skin dose delivered during an interventional cardiac procedure

Dr Jonathan Ashmore : Optimised DTI Tractography of the optic radiation for pre-surgical planning in brain tumour patients

Stephen Critchley : Collecting dosimetric data to compare the accuracy of treatment planning algorithms at lung boundary

Christina Agnew : Wavelet Analysis of Non time Stationary Blood Velocity Waveforms

Miss H Coward Kent : Development of a dynamic phantom for validation of Renogram analysis software in nuclear medicine

Miss S Elphick Bristol : Quantification of Postural Sway

Poster Prize

Matthew Bolt, Comparison of beam output drift for Varian Clinacs and Truebeams: Do Truebeams require more frequent recalibration   
Poppy Turner, Development of an ultrasound phantom for investigating brain tissue pulsations generated by the major cerebral arteries  

1st Prize: Marios Sotiropoulos - Influence of the geometrical arrangement of the gold nanoparticles for the calculation of the local dose enhancement in gold nanoparticle enhanced Proton Therapy
2nd Prize: Graham Lockwood - Investigating radiotherapy breast tumour bed boosts
3rd Prize: Michael Manley - Daylight PDT dosimetry using EBT3 Gafchromic film.


 
Helen Davison, The Effect of Patient Movement on Quantification Accuracy in DaTSCAN Imaging.  
Alison Vinall, A Process for Approaching the Streamlining of Patient Specific QA for IMRT & VMAT Treatments  
V E Orel, T Mitrelias, M Tselepi, N A Nikolov, A Y Rykhalskiy, N N Dzyatkovskya, A V Romanov, C H W Barnes, I B Schepotin, National Cancer Institute, Kyiv, Ukraine:  Magnetic Nanotherapeutics of Guerin Carcinoma  
Mohammad Al Sa'd, Manchester: Software suite for 3D dose verification
A Rashidnasab, M Yip, K Young, K Wells: Simulation of breast lesions

B Tahir, C Bragg, S Lawless, M Hatton, R Ireland Dosimetric evaluation of inspriation and expiration breath-hold for intensity modulated radiotherapy planning of non-small cell lung cancer

Not Awarded

Not Awarded

D R Wills : Some Monte Carlo applications for Radiotherapy

Miss S Razaq Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust : Measurements of induced activity from a 15MV Varian linear accelerator

Ms L Spackman Great Ormond Street Hospital, London : Can normal variations in behaviour damage vSERP's

   

Journal Prizes

The Nightingale Prize

H Azami, A Fernandez, J Escudero: Refined multiscale fuzzy entropy based on standard deviation for biomedical signal analysis  Institute for Digital Communications, School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh and Departamento de Psiquiatria y Psicologia, Medica, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Mansik Jeon, Kim Jeesu, Kim Chulhong: Multiplane spectroscopic whole body photoacoustic imaging of small animals in vivo.  Departments of Creative IT Engineering and Electrical Engineering, Future IT Innovation Laboratory, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea.  Med.Bio.Eng.Comput. Vol 54 (2-3): 283-94, 2016 DOI 10.1007/s11517-014-1182-6   
 Alireza Karimi, Mahdi Navidbakhsh, Hiroshi Yamada, Reza Razaghi: A nonlinear finite element simulation of balloon expandable stent for assessment of plaque vulnerability inside a stenotic artery.   (School of Mechanical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran; Department of Biological Functions Engineering, Graduate School of Life Science and Systems Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Kitakyushu, Japan) Med Biol Eng Comput 2014;52:589-599.  DOI: 10.1007/s11517-014-1163-9   
Jesus Lazaro, Eduardo Gil, Raquel Bailon, Ana Minchole, Pablo Laguna:  Deriving respiration from photoplethsmographic pulse width   (Aragon Institute of Engineering Research Universidad de Zaragoza, and Centro de Investigacion Biomedica en Reden Bioingenierıa, Zaragoza, Spain)    Med Biol Eng Comput 2013;51:233-242.  DOI 10.1007/s11517-012-0954-0  
Cristina Crespo, Mateo Aboy, Jose Ramon Fernandez, Artemio Mojon: Automatic identification of activity rest periods based on actigraph   (EERE Department, Oregon Institute of Technology, Portland, USA; Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain)   Med Biol Eng Comput 2012;50:329-340.   DOI 10.1007/s11517-012-0875-y  
S Portnoy, N Vuillerme, Y Paya, A Gefen: Clinical oriented real-time monitoring of the individual's risk for deep tissue injury
C Guerro-Mosquera, A Malanda-Trigueros, J Iriate-Franco, A Navia-Vazquez: New feature extraction approach for epileptic EEG signal detection using time-frequency distributions

L P Li, J T M Cheung, W Herzog, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Calgary, Canada: Three-dimensional fibril-reinforced finite element model of articular cartilage

Hui-Sun Huang, Yi-Hui Lee, Hsiao-Lung Chan, Yong-Ping Wang, Chi-Hsiang Huang, Shou-Zen Fan, University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan Chang-Gung University Tao-Yuan, Taiwan : Using a short-term parameter of heart rate variability to distinguish awake from isoflurane anesthetic states

M Nielsen, E Kamavuako, M M Andersen, M-F Lucas and D Farina Aalborg University, Denmark  : Optimal Wavelets for Biomedical Signal CompressionMBEC, 2006, 44 (7) 561-568

L A Bradshaw, A Myers, W O Richards, W Drake, J P Wikswo Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA : Vector projection of biomagnetic fieldsMBEC, 2005 43, 85-93

Y Yang, J Magnay, L Cooling, J J Cooper, A Curtis and A J El Haj Centre for Science&Technology in Medicine, School of Medicine, Keele University, Stoke-on-Trent, UK : The effects of substrate characteristics on bone cell response to the mechanical environmentMed. Biol. Eng. Comput. 42 22-29 (2004)

   

The Martin Black Prize

2019  John Prince1, Siddharth Arora2 and Maarten de Vos1, 1Department of Engineering Science, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK; 2 Somerville College, University of Oxford  Big data in Parkinson's disease: using smartphones to remotely detect longitudinal disease phenotypes  
2018   Paul Hamelmann112213 and 1  1 Department of Electrical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, 5612 AP Eindhoven, Netherlands

2 Philips Research, 5656 AE Eindhoven, Netherlands

3 Máxima Medical Center, 5504 DB Veldhoven, Netherlands 
Improved ultrasound transducer positioning by fetal heart location estimation during Doppler based heart rate measurements’ Physiol. Meas. 38 1821
 
2017   Peter H Charlton, Timothy Bonnici, Lionel Tarassenko, David A Clifton, Richard Beale and Peter J Watkinson 2016 Physiol. Meas. 37 610
An assessment of algorithms to estimate respiratory rate from the electrocardiogram and photoplethysmogram
 
2016   Stephanie Parragh, Bernhard Hametner, Martin Bachler, Thomas Weber, Bernd Eber and Siegfried Wassertheurer Non-invasive wave reflection quantification in patients with reduced ejection fraction.       
2015   L Tarassenko, M Villarroel, A Guazzi, J Jorge, D A Clifton and C Pugh: Non contact video-based vital sign monitoring using ambient light and auto-regressive models  
2014   B Sanchez, E Louarroudi, E Jorge, J Cinca, R Bragos and R Pintelon: A new measuring and identification approach for time-varying bioimpedance using multisine electrical impedance spectroscopy.  
2013   H Lee, C G Rusin, D E Lake, M T Clark, L Guin, T J Smoot, A O Paget-Brown, B D Vergales, J Kattwinkel, J R Moorman and J B Delos: A new Algorithm for detecting central apnea in neonates
2012   D Zheng, A Murray,  Peripheral arterial volume distensibility: Significant differences with age and blood pressure measured using an applied external pressure
2011   M O Mendez, J Corhout, S Van Huffel, M Matteucci, T Penzel, S Cerutti, M Bianchi: Automatic screening of obstructive sleep apnea from the ECG based on empirical mode decomposition and wavelet analysis

2010   A Adler, J Arnold, R Bayford, A B Borsic B Brown, P Dixon, T J C Faes, I Frerichs, H Gagnon, Y Garber, B Grychtol, G Hahn, W Lionheart, A Malik, R Patterson, J Stocks, A Tizzard, N Weiler, G Wolf: For GREIT: a unified approach to 2D linear EIT reconstruction of lung images

2009   Qiao Li, Roger Mark, Dr Gari Clifford Harvard-MT Division of Health Sceicnes and Technology, Cambridge MA, USA : A robust fetal ECG detection method for abdominal recordings   Robust heart rate estimation from multiple asynchronous noisy sources using signal quality indices and a Kalman Filter

2008    S M Martens, C Rabotti, M Mischi and R J Sluijter Dept of Electrical Engineering, University of Technology Eindhoven & Philips Research Laboratories, Eindhoven, The Netherlands : A Robust fetal ECG detection method for abdominal recordings

2007    T Olbrich, D O Williams, J C Doig and A Murray Freeman Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne : In vivo assessment of coronary artery angioplasty and stent deployment from balloon pressure-volume dataPhysiol. Meas. 27 2006 213-22

2006    Jonathan S Maltz and Thomas F Budinger Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, USA : Evaluation of arterial endothelial function using transit times of artificially induced pulsesPhysiol. Meas. 26 3 293-307

2005    Stephen J Beebe, Peter F Blackmore, Jody White, Ravindra P Joshi and Karl H Schoenbach Center for Pediatric Research, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Children's Hospital for King's Daughters, Norfolk, VA, USA : Nanosecond pulsed electric fields modulate cell function through intracellular signal transduction mechanismsPhysiol. Meas. 25 1077-1093 (2004)

2004   Ephraim Bar-Yishay, Alexander Futilov and Shmuel Einav, Institute of Pulmonology, Hadassah University Hospital, and the Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel and Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel-Aviv University, Israel  Automated, real time calibration of the respiratory inductance plethysmograph and its application in newborn infants  
2003   P Vieira, A Manivannan, P F Sharp and J V Forrester, University of Aberdeen, True Colour Imaging of the Fundus using a scanning laser ophthalmoscope   2002(23) 1-10  
2002   A M S Black, A Bambridge, G Kunst and R K Millard, Medical Physics Research Centre, University of Bristol   Progress in non-invasive respiratory monitoring using uncalibrated breathing movement components  2001(22) 245-262  
2001   A Vonk-Noordegraaf, A Janse, J T Marcus, J G F Fronzwaer, P E Postmus, T J C Faes and P M J M Vries, University Hospital Amsterdam, The Netherlands    Determination of Stroke Volume by means of Electrical Impedance Tomography    2000(21) 285-293   
   

The Jack Perkins Prize

2019    Carlos Benalcazar-Parra  YeLinYiyao;  Javier Garcia-Casad;  Rogelio Monfort-Orti; Jose Alberola-Rubio,  Alfredo Perales; Gema Prats-Boluda 
Electrohysterographic characterization of the uterine myoelectrical response to labor  Induction   Vol 56, 27-35  https://sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1350453318300560

 

2018   Diego Gallo, Orestis Vardoulis, Pierre Monney, Davide Piccini, Panagiotis Antiochos, Juerg Schwitter, Nikolaos Stergiopulos, Umberto Morbiducci    Cardiovascular morphometry with high-resolution 3D magnetic resonance: First application to left ventricle diastolic dysfunction   https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1350453317301388>”,

2017   Kathrin Müller, Dmitry A. Fedosov, and Gerhard Gompper  Understanding particle margination in blood flow - A step toward optimized drug delivery systems MEDICAL ENGINEERING & PHYSICS   Volume: 38   Issue: 1   Special Issue: SI   Pages: 2-10   Published: JAN 2016  
2016   Pedro G Coelho, Scott J Hollister, Colleen L Flanagan and Paulo R Fernandes, LAETA, IDMEC, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Universideade de Lisboa, Portugal. Bioresorbable scaffolds for bone tissue engineering: Optimal design, fabrication, mechanical testing and scale-size effects.  
2015   D, Martin-Martinez, P Casaseca-de-la-Higuera, J M Andres-de-Llano, J R Garmendia-Leiza, S Alberola-Lopez; C Alberola-Lopez  Automatic detection of wakefulness and rest intervals in actigraphic signals: A data-driven approach  
2014   Shaoyu Qiao, Ken Joshida: Influence of unit distance and conduction velocity on the spectra of extracellular action potentials recorded with intrafascicular electrodes.  
2013   Per Kristian Eide, Marek Sroka, Aleksandra Wozniak et al: Morphological Characterisation of cardiac induced intracranial pressure (ICP) waves in patients with over drainage of cerebrospinal fluid and negative ICP.  
2012    M Chacon, Claudio Araya, R Panerai: Non-linear multivariate modeling of cerebral hemodynamics with autoregressive support vector machines.  
2011    R Bryan, P S Mohan, A Hopkins, F Galloway, M Taylor, P B Nair: Statistical modelling of the whole human femur incorporating geometric and material properties.

2010    Caroline Lauret, Matej Hrapko, Hans van Dommelen, Gerrit Peters, Jac Wismans, Materials Technology Institute, Eindhoven University of Technology: Optical characterisation of acceleration-induced strain fields in inhomogeneous brain slices

2009   Amit Gefen, Sigal Portnoy, Idit Diamant Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Israel : Inhomogeneity of tissue-level strain distributions in individual trabeculae: Mathematical model studies of normal and osteoporosis cases.

2008   J Poza, R Hornero, D Abasolo, A Fernandez and M Garcia : Extraction of spectral based measure from MEG background oscillations in Alzheimer's DiseaseInhomogeneity of tissue-level strain distributions in individual trabeculae: Mathematical model studies of normal and osteoporosis cases.

2007   E Biddis and T ChauInstitute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada : Electroactive polymeric sensors in hand prostheses: bending response of an ionic polymer metal compositeMed Eng Phys 28 (6) 568-578 (2006)

2006   S Li and C Kleinstreuer Biomechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering Group, North Carolina State University, USA : Blood flow and structure interactions in a stented abdominal aortic aneurysmMed Eng Phy 27 (5) 369-382 (2005)

2005   A Inmann and M Haughland Alfred E Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA : Implementation of natural sensory feedback in a portable control system for a hand grasp neuroprosthesisMed Eng Phy 26 (6) 449-458 (2004)

2004   Erik D H Zonnevijlle, Gustavo Perez-Abadia, Richard W Stremel, Claudio J Maldonado, Moshe Kon and John H Barker, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Louisville, KY, USA  Dynamic Graciloplasty for Urinary Incontinence: The potential for sequential Close-Loop Stimulation    2003(25) 755-763  
2003   R J Korhonen, M Wong, J Arokoski, R Lindgren, H-J Helminen, E B Hunziker and J Jurvelin, Department of Applied Physics, University of Kuopio, Finland  Imprtance of the Superficial Tissue layer for the indentation stiffness of articular cartilage   2002 (24) 99-108  
2002   E S Di Martino, G Guadagni, A Fumero, G Ballerini, R Spirito, P Biglioli, A Redaell, Department of Bioengineering, Politecnico of Milan, Italy   Fluid structure interaction within realistic three-dimensional models of the aneurysmatic aorta as a guidance to assess the risk of rupture of the aneurysm    2001 (23) 647-655  
2001   S Natarajan and M R Mokhtarzadeh-Dehghan, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Brunel,  A numerical and perimental study of periodic flow in a model of a corrugated Bessel with application to stented arteries  
   

The Roberts' Prize

2019   Sonja M Schellhammer, Aswin L Hoffmann, Sebastian Gantz, Julien Smeets, Erik van der Kraaij, Sebastien Quets, Stefan Pieck, Leonhard Karsch and Jorg Pawelke ,   OncoRay- National Center for Radiation Research in Oncology, Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universität Dresden, Helmoholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Dresden, Germany  Integrating a low-field open MR scanner with a static proton research beam line: proof of concept  http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1361-6560/aaece8  

2018   E Ford1, , , , , , , , , , G Laramore and N Mayr,  Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Washington, USA
An image-guided precision proton radiation platform for preclinical in vivo research Phys. Med. Biol. 62 43
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1361-6560/62/1/43

2017   Nathan McDannold, Margaret Livingstone, Can Barış Top, Jonathan Sutton, Nick Todd and Natalia Vykhodtseva   Preclinical evaluation of a low-frequency transcranial MRI-guided focused ultrasound system in a primate model Phys. Med. Biol. 61 7664   
2016   J Rahmer, A Halkola, B Gleich, I Schmale and J Borgert  First experimental evidence of the feasibility of multi-color magnetic particle imaging
 
2015   Jean Provost, Clement Papadacci, Juan Esteban Arango, Marion Imbault, Mathias Fink, Jean-Luc Gennisson, Mickael Tanter and Mathieu Pernot.  3D ultrafast ultrasound imaging in vivo  
2014   C D Arvanitis, M S Livingstone and N McDonald: Combined Ultrasound and MR imaging to guide focused ultrasound therapies in the brain  
2013   M Defrise, A Rezaei, J Nuyts, Time-of-flight PET data determine the attenuation sinogram up to a constant  
2012   M Hough, P Johnson, D Rajon, D Jokisch, C Lee and W Bolch An image based skeletal dosimetry model for the ICRP reference adult male - internal electron sources
2011   M M Paulides, J F Bakker, M Lnhorst, J van der Zee, Z Rijnen, E Neufeld, PMT Pattynama, PP Jansen, P C Levendag, G C van Rhoon: The clinical feasibility of deep hyperthemia treatment in the head and neck: new challenges for positioning and temperature measurement

2010   Edward, Zhang, Jan Laufer, Barbara Pedley, Paul Beard, University College, London: In vivo high-resolution 3D photoacoustic imaging of superficial vascular anatomy

2009   J P Schlomka, E Roessl, R Dorscheid, S Dill, G Martens, T Istel, C Baumer, C Hermann, R Steadman, G Zeitler, A Livne, R Proksa, Philips Research Europe, Aachen, Germany : Experimental feasbility of multi-energy photo counting K-edge imaging in pre-clinical computed tomography.

2008   E Claridge Mackonis, N Suchowerska, M Zhang, M Ebert, D R McKenzie, M Jackson Dept of Radiation Oncology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Camperdown 2050, NSW, Australia & Dept of Physics, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia & Dept of Radiation Oncology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia : Cellular response to modulated radiation fields

2007   M Kraemer and M ScholzGSI Biophysik, Darmstadt, Germany : Rapid calculation of biological effects in ion radiotherapy  Phys. Med. Bio 51 (8) (2006) 1959-1970

2006   Jonathan S Dysart and Michael S Patterson Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada : Characterisation of Photofrin Photobleaching for singlet oxygen dose estimation during photodynamic therapy of MLL Celles in vitroPhys. Med. Biol 50 (2005) 2597-2616

2005   Tomoaki Nagaoka, Soichi Watanabe, Kiyoko Sakurai, Etsuo Kunieda, Satoshi Watanabe, Masao Taki and Yukio Yamanaka Dept of Medical Engineering, Kitasato University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, 1-15-1 Kitasato, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 228-8555, Japan : Development of realistic high-resolution whole-body voxel models of Japanese adult males and females of average height and weight, and application of models to radio-frequency electromagnetic-field dosimetryPhys. Med. Biol. 49 1-15 (2004) 

2004   M Nagel, F Richter, P Haring-Bolivar and H Kurz, Institute of Semiconductor Electronics, Aachen University, Germany A functionalised THz sensor for marker-free DNA analysis  
2003   M Fernandez, J Keyrilainen, R Serimaal, M Torkkeli, M-L Karjalainen-Lindsberg, M Tenhunen, W Thomlinson, V Urban and P Suortti, Department of Physics, University of Helsinki, Finland   Small angle X-Ray Scattering studies of human breast tissue samples.   
2002   E Fontenla, C A Pelizarri, J C Roeske and G T Y Chen, Flushing, New York, USA   Using serial imaging data to model vari in organ position    2001 (46) 2317-2336  

2001   D B Plewes, J Bishop, A Samani and J Sciarretta, Sunnybrook & Women's College of Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
Visualisation and qualification of breast cancer biomechanical properties with Magnetic Resonance Elastography

 
   

Other Prizes

UKRC Poster Prize

2019  Jonathan Wyatt, Newcastle Upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust MR only Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer  

2017 Frances Charlwood; Philip Whitehurst; Robert Chuter - The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

Simulation of interplay effects in lung VMAT using dose deformation tools

Not awarded   
Tim Wood, Craig Moore, Andrew Stephens, John Saunderson, Andy Beavis: Standardisation and optimisation of CT protocols using the Phillips CV DoseRight 2.0 automtic exposure control system  
 Xinshan Li, Marco Viceconti, Gwendolen Reilly, Matt Carre, Amaka Offiah: Development of personalised paediatric femra model using CT  
J Fazakerley, R Jones IQ Works: Analysis Tree for Measurement of Square Wave Contrast  
D Foos, D Yankelevitz, X Wang, W Sehnert, J Yorkston, C Henschke: The bucky stops here: redefining the bucky factor for digital portable chest radiography   
A Belfield, S Guest, E Holt, J Kelsall, T Mashinini, C Mitchell, A-M Moran, K Prow, I Sweetman, B Walker: Save our skins, identification and follow-up of patients at risk of skin inufyr from cardiac catheterisation procedures  

Not awarded

CM Alvey and SJ Golding Sofia Michopoulou University College Hospital : Computer aided quantification of lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration in MRI

S Meeson University of Oxford : Diagnostic Accuracy of Detecting Causes of Abdominal Sepsis with Multi-Slice Computed Tomography

Rosemary Eaton Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge : AEC Systems in CT: A Regional Dose Audit

D Lavin University College Hospital, Galway : Optimisation of digital radiography systems in diagnostic radiology

A J Reilly Edinburgh Cancer Centre : Investigation of a photographic grade digital camera for the evaluation of image display devices Eponymous Lectures


J Rahmer, A Halkola, B Gleich, I Schmale and J Borgert First experimental evidence of the feasibility of multi-color magnetic particle imaging

J Rahmer, A Halkola, B Gleich, I Schmale and J Borgert First experimental evidence of the feasibility of multi-color magnetic particle imaging

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