Engineering Doctorate Studentship: Radiotherapy, UCL 1005 views

Radiotherapy studenship: Engineering Doctorate (EngD) Studentship is available in project titled “Respiratory Correlation Models in Image-Guided Radiotherapy” at UCL-Computer Science. This is 3 year studentship and is based in the Centre for Medical Image Computing, CMIC & the Centre for Virtual Environments, Interaction and Visualisation, VEIV and sponsored is by Elekta.

Respiratory motion causes errors and qualms when scheduling and delivering radiotherapy treatment to tumours in the thorax and abdomen, e.g. lung tumours and liver tumours. Existing clinical practice is to either add margins to the target to account for the motion, thus irradiating more healthy tissue than for a static tumour, or to implant markers in the tumour so that its position can be dogged during treatment, allowing gated delivery (when the radiotherapy bean is only switched on when the tumour is in the correct location) or followed delivery (where the beam is made to follow the tumour’s motion).

This project will build on previous work from CMIC on respiratory correlation models, which relate the internal motion of interest to an easily measured respiratory surrogate signal, such as the motion of the skin surface.

The goal of this project:

  • to further develop these models so that they can be built from CBCT projection images
  • to utilize these models for guiding radiotherapy delivery

Supervisors for the project: Dr Jamie McClelland & Prof David Hawkes at UCL

Co-supervisors: from ICR and Elekta (advisers)

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Candidates must have already been holding a Master’s in Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • Due funding issues this position is only open to UK/EU candidates.
—————Quick Overview————-
OrganizationUniversity College London
Fellowship LevelDoctorate
CountryUK
Subject areasComputer Science
Fellowship amountNot mentioned
EligibilityUK/EU students only
Deadline13 June 2016
——————————————–

Enquiries: Dr. Jamie McClelland ( j.mcclelland@ucl.ac.uk)

For Further Details: Click

 

Apply for this job
Share this job

ERCIM Fellowship Programme, COFUND, Europe

The “ERCIM Alain Bensoussan Fellowship Programme” was supported by the FP7 Marie Curie Actions – People, Co-funding of Regional, National

Postdoc Faculty Fellowship Program: University of Boston

Postdoc Faculty Fellowship Program at Department of Chemistry, University of Boston. This innovative program provides a two (02)-year, full-time appointment

PhD, Postdoc, Visiting, Assistant Professorships: DDA

PhD, Postdoc, Visiting, Assistant Professorships: DDA Call for applications for PhD Scholarships, Postdoc Fellowships and Visiting Professorships/Assistant Professorships at The

NUFFIC Fellowships: For Developing Countries

NUFFIC Fellowships in Netherlands Open to: applicants that are working and living in the listed NFP country Overview The Netherlands

90 Research Scientists – Agricultural Innovation Canada

90 Research Scientists – Agricultural Innovation Canada We are seeking approximately 90 research scientists with a wide variety of expertise

Arturo Falaschi ICGEB Fellowships: PhD

The Arturo Falaschi ICGEB Fellowships – PhD: The program is open to young people nationals of an ICGEB Member State.

Masters PhD Program in Molecular Biology: Princeton University

Masters and PhD Program in Molecular Biology at Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University: The Graduate Program in Molecular Biology

Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers

Humboldt Research Fellowship is offered to International Experienced Researchers with above-average qualifications, completed Ph.D. less than 12 years ago, already

Faculty Positions at Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad

Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad invites applications from Indian nationals including Persons of Indian Origins (PIOs)