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Ultrasound imaging needle to transform heart surgery

Heart tissue can be imaged in real-time during keyhole procedures using a new optical ultrasound needle developed by researchers at UCL and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), including CDT supervisors Dr Adrien Desjardins and Dr Ioannis Papakonstantinou.

Photonics-enabled market worth $1.45 trillion

Revenue generated by core photonics and photonics enabled businesses continues to grow, according to recent market analysis from a survey of the global market by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. Alongside revenue, numbers of both companies and employees are on the rise.

Influential UK Science Blog Praises CDT's "open, 'can do' research community"

A popular cross-university science blog has featured the IPES CDT describing as having created an "open, ‘can do’ research community" with a "phenomenal breadth of research" on offer that "has established it as a genuine world-leader in its field." (Article reproduced courtesy of Science and Engineering South Consortium (SES) - http://www.ses.ac.uk/2016/05/16/innovative-doctoral-training-comes-light/)