Upcoming Events

2018 SINAPSE ASM Jun 25, 2018 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM — Quincentenary Building, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Medical Image Understanding and Analysis Conference 2018 Jul 09, 2018 - Jul 11, 2018 — University of Southampton, England
Society for Magnetic Resonance Angiography 30th Annual International Conference Aug 29, 2018 - Aug 31, 2018 — University of Glasgow
Predictive Intelligence in Medicine MICCAI 2018 Workshop Sep 16, 2018 12:00 AM — Granada, Spain
Scottish Molecular Imaging Meeting 2018 Sep 19, 2018 09:00 AM - 07:00 PM — Beatson Institute for Cancer Research (BICR), Glasgow

SINAPSE Image of the Month: 2016 Welcome Event

December 2016 SINAPSE Image of the Month

This month's image shows not a product of SINAPSE imaging research, as featured in previous months, but rather some of our imaging research trainees. A welcome event at the University of Stirling brought together PhD students with SINAPSE funding and others working on selected SINAPSE projects, as well as recent recipients of PECRE awards for international research exchanges.

Prof Dave Wyper presented on the history of Scottish research pooling, including the first phase of SINAPSE, Dr Kristin Flegal provided an overview of processes and activities in the current, second phase of SINAPSE, and reports on PECRE exchange experiences were presented by Ellen Backhouse and Dr Sammy Danso from Edinburgh, Simon Ladouce and Dr Jamie Murray from Stirling, and Conor MacDonald from Dundee.

Following a presentation on scientific communication skills by Dr Fiona Millar from the Stirling Research and Enterprise Office, the event attendees prepared and recorded three-minute videos to describe their imaging research topics to a lay audience. The final results were some excellent examples of scientific communication for public engagement, which will be made available to view on the SINAPSE YouTube channel.