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Using Optics to do Neuroscience: video about fNIRS

Using Optics to do Neuroscience: video about fNIRS

Dr Tachtsidis a CDT supervisor and his team from UCL Medical Physics in collaboration with neuroscientists from the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience in UCL have demonstrated the use of functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (or fNIRS, an optical technique for monitoring brain function) to investigate prefrontal cortex function, during a prospective memory task in freely moving subjects in the center of London.

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Intelligent Glazing using Vanadium Dioxide

Intelligent Glazing using Vanadium Dioxide

Prestigious ERC Starting Grant awarded to UCL CDT Supervisor, Dr Ioannis Papakonstatinou

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Self-cleaning energy-saving windows also mimic moth eyes to cut glare

Self-cleaning energy-saving windows also mimic moth eyes to cut glare

A revolutionary new type of window glass could cut window-cleaning costs in tall buildings while reducing heating bills and boosting worker productivity.

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Research-industry links present at IPES CDT Industry Day 2016

Research-industry links present at IPES CDT Industry Day 2016

The benefits of having strong links between research and industry were highlighted at the Integrated Photonic and Electronic Systems (IPES) Industry Day that took place at University College London (UCL) on 14 January 2016. The article below is republished courtesy of Electro-Optics (www.electrooptics.com), a magazine for engineers involved in photonics business, technology and applications.

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Student wins Poster Prize at the Marconi Society Symposium hosted at the Royal Society

Student wins Poster Prize at the Marconi Society Symposium hosted at the Royal Society

A CDT PhD student at UCL has won the best poster prize at the prestigious Marconi Society Symposium about the Future Infrastructure of the Internet of Things.

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New video explores last frontier of the spectrum

New video explores last frontier of the spectrum

A video has been produced to explain the relatively unexplored terahertz region of the electromagnetic spectrum to secondary school children.

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UCL-led team receives Gates Foundation funding for infant brain imaging in the developing world

UCL-led team receives Gates Foundation funding for infant brain imaging in the developing world

The interdisciplinary researchers will investigate crucial points where malnutrition affects infant brain development, following Grand Challenges Exploration funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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$110m US Integrated Photonics Institute to be established

$110m US Integrated Photonics Institute to be established

A matching grant of $110 million has been awarded by the United States Department of Defence (DOD) to a State University of New York (SUNY)-led consortium to establish an Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation (IP-IMI).

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Special CDT Seminar at NOC 2015 Conference

Special CDT Seminar at NOC 2015 Conference

Phd Students from the CDT have been invited to present at a special CDT seminar to take place during the 20th European Conference on Networks and Optical Communications (NOC2015) at UCL.

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Gemma Bale wins Postgraduate Student Award for Engineering Engagement

Gemma Bale wins Postgraduate Student Award for Engineering Engagement

Congratulations to Gemma Bale, a UCL PhD student who is the winner of the Postgraduate Student category at the Provost's UCL Engineering Engagement Awards!

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Hearing cells through photoacoustic imaging: Nature Photonics Paper published by UCL's Professor Paul Beard

A research team led by IBME’s Professor Paul Beard, Professor of Biomedical Photoacoustics, Department of Medical Physics & Bioengineering UCL, has just had a paper published in Nature Photonics.

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10 Questions: Interview with Professor Jem Hebden (Head of UCL Medical Physics and Bioengineering)

10 Questions: Interview with Professor Jem Hebden (Head of UCL Medical Physics and Bioengineering)

Jem Hebden, Professor of Biomedical Optics and Head of the Department of Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering, leads a research group developing diffuse optical imaging technology, primarily for diagnosing neuropathology in the newborn infant brain. Recently, our colleagues in the UCL Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) interviewed him...

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Student invited to speak at British Medical Laser Association Annual Scientific Meeting

Student invited to speak at British Medical Laser Association Annual Scientific Meeting

CDT PhD student Pardis Kaynezhad (supervised by Dr Ilias Tachtsidis, UCL) has been invited to give a talk at the 33rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Medical Laser Association from 15-17th April titled "Optical Monitoring of Brain Tissue Oxygenation and Metabolism in Hypoxia-Ischemia in the Preclinical Neonatal Model".

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Call for papers for 20th European Conference on Network and Optical Communications

Call for papers for 20th European Conference on Network and Optical Communications

The 20th European Conference on Network and Optical Communications, NOC 2015 will be held at University College London (UCL), London, UK, from June 30th to July 2nd, 2015.

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