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.

Conference: COMULIS & BioImaging Austria – report

Last week, on 21. and 22.11, Jošt Stergar and Luka Rogelj attended the COMULIS conference in Vienna. The conference was based on correlated multimodal imaging and its role in connecting biological and pre-clinical research. They attended a lot of interesting lectures and participated in poster session. They used the spare moments for networking and visiting the museum and the city center.

Slovenian Neurological Congress

The 4th Slovenian Neurological Congress will be held in Zreče on Friday and Saturday, November 22nd-23rd 2019. The members of Medical Physiscs research group will also participate: dr. Maja Trošt will give a lecture on Movement disorders, dr. Petra Tomše will present Characteristic metabolic brain patterns in patients with Parkinson’s disease, Eva Rebec will present a poster about Characteristic metabolic brain patterns in patients with Atypical Parkinsonisms (MSA, PSP), and Matej Perovnik will present a poster about Characteristic metabolic brain patterns in patients with Alzheimer’s Disease.