SPIE Photonics West Conference

Between February 1-6 2020, Nina Verdel attended the SPIE Photonics West conference held in San Francisco, USA. She gave a lecture entitled Characterization of tattoos in human skin using photothermal radiometry and diffuse reflectance spectroscopy. Thousands of people from all over the world attended the conference and the fair, which was organized in parallel with the conference.

Physics studies in Latvia

Today, on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 1 PM (instead of the scheduled journal club), Andris Mikulis (University of Riga) will have a presentation about the physics studies in Latvia.
The presentation will take place in lecture room P.O1, Jadranska 21.

Cordially invited!

From Vision to Reality – Proton Therapy for Cancer Treatment in Slovenia

Jožef Stefan institute (JSI) in co-operation with Slovenian Academy of Engineering hosted the expert meeting dedicated to presentation of a regional project of implementation of the Southeast European International Institute of Sustainable Technology and identification of sinergies with the national project of establishment of the Slovenian regional centre for proton therapy treatment of cancer (SIPTC)

The meeting was attented by the Minister of Science of Republic of Montenegro, Ms Sanja Damjanovič, and a former Director General of the European organization for Nuclear Resarch (CERN), Mr Herwig Schopper as honored guests, accompanied by prominient home and foreign experts in the field.

Job advertisement

The oncology department (sector for radiotherapy) of the University Medical Centre Maribor has a vacancy for medical physicist – trainee for the duration of the traineeship. Education requirements: M.Sc. (physics) or M.Sc. (medical physics).

Description of work: radiation treatment planning, absolute and relative dosimetry, quality assurance and verification, maintenance of dosimetry software and hardware, responsibility for professional work and legal matters, and other work at the request of the manager. The trainee will perform the work under the supervision of the mentor.

For more information, visit the web page of the Employment Service of Slovenia.