Upcoming Events

Digital Health Product Forge Feb 21, 2019 - Feb 24, 2019 — The Crags Centre, 10 Bowmont Place, Edinburgh
Professor James Boardman inaugural lecture Feb 25, 2019 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM — Lecture Theatre A, Chancellor's Building, Edinburgh, EH16 4SB
ISMRM Workshop on MR Value Mar 11, 2019 - Mar 13, 2019 — University of Edinburgh
Scotland's New Industrial Centre for AI Research in Digital Diagnostics: Vision & Opportunities in Grampian Mar 11, 2019 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM — The Rowett Institute, Ashgrove Road West, Aberdeen
Scotlands New Industrial Centre for AI Research in Digital Diagnostics: Vision & Opportunities in Glasgow Mar 14, 2019 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM — Teaching and Learning Centre, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow

Professor Neil Roberts

Position: Chair of Medical Physics and Imaging Science

Interests:

Professor Neil Roberts is the Chair of Medical Physics and Imaging Science at University of Edinburgh. After studying Medical Physics at the University of Aberdeen, Neil became a Shell-funded Research Fellow at the Magnetic Resonance and Image Analysis Research Centre (MARIARC), University of Liverpool where he established an image analysis laboratory to provide quantification for research with Shell and a wide range of clinical research. Neil became responsible for the strategic development of MARIARC following appointment to a permanent post in 1993. In January 2009, Neil took up the Chair of Medical Physics and Imaging Science through SINAPSE, Edinburgh, based at the Clinical Research and Imaging Centre (CRIC), Queens Medical Research Institute (QMRI), Little France. CRIC opens later this year and houses a Siemens 3 T Verio MR system, 128 slice spiral CT, PET/CT and cyclotron. Neil plans to widen the scope of his neuroscience interest by developing the “human-machine interface” in the wide bore Verio system with “movement Magnetic Resonance Imaging (mMRI)” - the integration and interaction of body and organ systems - and to study fetal and child development.

Institute: University of Edinburgh

Department: Clinical Research Imaging Center


Research Themes

Fetal and Child development Muscle Imaging and Measurement