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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 tool for MRI safety education:
magnetic force calculator

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

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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.

Course dates for 2020

MR Essential Safety: Next Steps (virtual)

Session 1:   Wednesday August 19, 2020          6:30 – 8:00pm  AEST
Session 2:   Wednesday September 2, 2020     6:30 – 8:00pm  AEST
Session 3:  Wednesday September 16, 2020    6:30 – 8:00pm  AEST
Session 4:  Wednesday September 30, 2020    6:30 – 8:00pm  AEST
Session 5:  Wednesday October 14, 2020         6:30 – 8:00pm  AEST

Details and registration: https://pep.siemens-info.com/en-us/mr-essential-safety-next-steps-virtual

MR Essential Physics

17-18 October, Sydney NSW

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

MR Essential Safety: Next steps

7 November, Hobart, Tasmania

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

New course dates for 2021

Eden Learning: MRI the inside story

MRI: the inside story. Basic course.

10-12 May 2021. London UK

Eden Learning: MR Safety First

London, UK

17-18 May 2021

Further information:


Essentials of MRI Safety

Dubai, UAE. Check back for details of on-line course.

Recent blog posts

Reducing acoustic noise in MRI

Essentials of MRI Safety book

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.