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Early Career Researchers

Early Career Researchers

About us

The School of Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Sciences has an Early Career Research Society to provide early career researchers (late stage PhD students, research staff, post-doctoral researchers and clinical fellows) with information and opportunities for furthering their careers. Each department has 1 – 2 representatives that meet monthly to discuss current issues, needs and feedback of early career researchers within the school.

ECR Committee membersThe Society aims to:

  • Provide support and assistance to researchers by organising training and careers seminars
  • Organise networking events to promote the multi-disciplinary nature of the school. Providing a platform for collaboration between clinicians, biologists, chemists, mathematicians, physicists and computer scientists
  • Organise social events

The Society can be contacted via the Committee email address
Listed below are the contact details for each Departmental Representative. Further information on the representatives can be found here.

Perintal Imaging & Health

Dr Ana Baburamani - Chair

Dr Rui Teixeira


Biomedical Engineering

Dr Ilkay Oksuz

Dr Peter Charlton - Athena Swan Rep


Cancer Imaging

Dr Davide Prezzi


Cardiovascular Imaging



Imaging Chemistry and Biology

Dr Alessia Volpe

Dr Mauricio Da Silva Morais


PET Imaging rep



School Professional Services contact

Dr Matthew Allinson

Please visit our Events page to see upcoming and past events 

Check out the Training page to read about what training is available as well as links to courses and helpful websites to help develop your career.

FoLSM Research Staff Network

The Research Staff Network is a Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine (FoLSM) initiative that is driven by a committee and School Representatives. The networks primary aim is to support research assistants and postdoctoral staff with career development, networking and training. The network is open to all research staff. 

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