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My aim is to provide world class MRI physics and safety education and training, medical imaging physics and radiation safety consultancy.

Visit here to find details of training and education courses, resources and tutorials.


New online course dates for 2021 announced. See below. Australian courses previously announced are now virtual.

New tool for MRI safety education- now calculates magnetic torque:
magnetic force calculator

New textbook Essentials of MRI Safety available now as paperback and eBook/Kindle.

Order here.

Visit the publisher’s page.

In recent years MRI safety has received increased media attention with growing public concern. From controversies over the use and side-effects of gadolinium to projectile accidents, a serious adverse MRI event always makes news. It doesn’t have to. It is possible to practice completely without incident, as long as you understand the essence of MRI safety.

Essentials of MRI safety

Read some adapted excerpts:

Table of contents

Systems and safety: MR hardware and fields: chapter 1 (entire)

Reducing acoustic noise in MRI from chapter 6: Acoustic noise

Are cochlear implants MR conditional? from chapter 10: Active implants

MRI Safety Standards and guidance from chapter 14: Organisation and management

Order Essentials of MRI Safety here.

New course dates for 2021

MR Essential Physics – virtual

6-7 February, online course

22-23 May, online course

Details and registration: https://pep.siemens-info.com/en-us/mr-essential-physics

MR Essential Safety: next steps- virtual

1 May, online course

Details and registration: https://pep.siemens-info.com/en-us/magnetic-resonance-imaging-classroom-events

Eden Learning: MRI the inside story

MRI: the inside story. Basic course. Online

10-12 May 2021. London UK

Eden Learning: MR Safety First

London, UK. Online.

26-27 April 2021

Further information: https://www.edenlearning.com/courses/mri-safety-training/

Recent blog posts

Essentials of MRI Safety- corrections & clarifications

ACPSEM MR Safety Expert Certification

Reducing acoustic noise in MRI

New ICNIRP guidelines for RF exposure

Are cochlear implants MR conditional?

MRI Safety Standards and Guidance

Older news

MRIS History UK ebook

Personal accounts from UK-based pioneers of MR imaging and spectroscopy.