Research Matters and Academic Accreditation

IPEM has a diverse membership of professionals working in industry, healthcare and academia.  This multidisciplinary nature of our members’ work is unique, an integral part of IPEM and can offer opportunities for joint research and collaborative work. 

For our academic members and stakeholders we offer specific benefits and  get involved in the following areas:

IPEM accreditation framework for Masters degree courses

The accreditation includes a "Best Dissertation"  student prize for every accredited course

Accreditation via the Engineering Council for engineering degree courses

  Full members and Fellows enjoy free access to journals (PMB, MEP, PM, BPEX and IFMBE journals) 

Free membership for students (Affiliate Membership for undergraduate students and Associate Membership for postgraduates) and prizes for best dissertations on accredited courses. (click here to see our academic membership leaflet.)

Prizes, awards and bursaries

Special research and innovation funding

Active policy and consultation work such as giving evidence to the Wakeham Review of STEM Degree Provision and Graduate Employability

Series of e-books in partnership IoPP. 
Book on "Academic Issues in Medical Physics, Medical Engineering and Bioengineering"

Integration with the Bioengineering Society (BES)

The Academic Newsletter

We publish a regular “Academic News Bulletin” which is distributed three times a year to around 300 academically-minded engineers and physicists working across university, industry and healthcare sectors.  This is open to members and non members alike so if you would like to sign up please contact Eva McClean  You can unsubscribe at any time.  Click for the 2017 newsletters  or the Summer 2018 edition.


IPEM's current Vice President Academic is Dr Adam Gibson.


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