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Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre

Department of Clinical Neurosciences

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This safety Course is mandatory for anyone who wishes to work in the WBIC Imaging Suites and for ALL core WBIC staff.


The course covers some basic MRI physics and how the safety issues are addressed for patients and volunteers in both MRI and PET/MR. Due to the reconfiguration of the main WBIC, this course will also cover some basic Radiation Safety.

The course is run by Mrs Victoria Lupson and Dr Alison Sleigh.

Please contact Monika Lis ( via email to register interest.

The course is required before undertaking any imaging in the Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre.


The 2019 course dates are:


Mon January 14th                  (13:30 – 16:00)

Mon February 25th                      (13:30 – 16:00)

Mon April 8th                                  (13:30 – 16:00)

Mon May 20th                                 (13:30 – 16:00)

Mon July 1st                                    (13:30 – 16:00)

Mon September 9th                     (13:30 – 16:00)

Mon October 21st                         (13:30 – 16:00)

Mon December 2nd                      (13:30 – 16:00)



All sessions will be held in the Large Seminar Room at the West Forvie Building (4).



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