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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.

Smart phone app, MRI, MR physics, MR signal intenstiy, image contrast


NEW: Gradient echo signal, contrast and CNR now in app form.

NEW: MRI artefact identifier interactive flowchart- Artefact ID

NEW: Signal, contrast and CNR calculator for spin echo now as an app- Signal, contrast & CNR calculator SE app

SAR and B1+rms, magnetic force, and SE contrast calculators now work on IOS devices- https://drdonaldmcrobbie.com/category/tools-and-calculators/

NEW: MRI safety sheets from British Institute of Radiology and associated blog: Myths and maths 1.

Myths and maths 2: why we have been wrong about ‘magnetic field strength.’

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

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 excerpts here:

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

New course dates for 2021

MR Essential Physics – virtual

20-21 November 2021. Australia-New Zealand online course.

MR Essential Safety: next steps- virtual

Australia-New Zealand online course. New dates to follow.

Eden Learning: MRI the inside story

MRI: the inside story. Intermediate course

London UK, online and in class. 2022 dates to follow.

Eden Learning: MR Safety First

London UK, online and in class. 2022 dates to follow.