Range of IPEM grants awarded to members

A RANGE of grants have been awarded by IPEM to nine members so far this year.

Recipients of conference and course grants are:

  • Edward Peake, a BRC imaging training fellow from Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, to support attendance at the Osteoarthritis Research Society International World Congress, and the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting & Exhibition.
  • Conor McGarry, a radiotherapy physicist from the Northern Ireland Cancer Centre in Belfast, to support attendance at ESTRO 38 in Milan.
  • Dr Bruce Carse, a senior bioengineer in gait analysis at WestMARC, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow, to support attendance at the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics World Congress in Kobe, Japan.
  • Professor Dan Clark, Head of Clinical Engineering at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and IPEM’s Vice President International, to support attendance at the International Clinical Engineering and Health Technology Management Congress in Rome.

Student and trainee grants have been awarded to the following Associate members:

  • Yan Tong, a DPhil clinical neuroscience student at the University of Oxford, to support attendance at a workshop on Ultrahigh Field Magnetic Resonance organised by International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.
  • Jane Shortall, a PhD cancer science student at the Christie Hospital in Manchester, to support attendance at ESTRO 38 in Milan.
  • Abigail Bryce-Atkinson, a PhD student in radiotherapy related research at the University of Manchester, to support attendance at ESTRO 38 in Milan.
  • Hannah Williams, a PhD student at the University of Nottingham, to support attendance at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine in Montreal, Canada.
  • Emma Doran, a PhD student at the University of Nottingham, to support attendance at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine in Montreal, Canada.

Applications are still open for members to apply for innovation grants of up to £10,000. These grants are open to Full Members and Fellows and are for the purchase of equipment or services to facilitate short term innovation and research projects. The closing date for applications is 13 September and more information and an application form is available here.

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Posted: Jul 2, 2019,
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