Xiel IAPM Bursary Winner 2020
Xiel Awards Bursary at Irish Association of Physicists at Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting
Every year Xiel awards a bursary for a trainee or junior member of IAPM (Irish Association of Physicists in Medicine) at the IAPM ASM. This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates to showcase their work and present in a competitive environment. The bursary is to be used for study, attending conferences or courses.
The Clinical Improvement to Service Offered Through Medical Physics:
The theme of the abstract was ‘The clinical improvement to service offered through medical physics’. The candidates had to describe how their abstract met this general theme.
Xiel IAPM Bursary Winner for 2020 Ms Laura Perez Denia
Xiel’s Phil Neale sat on the judging panel to agree the bursary winner and announced the winner at the virtual awards ceremony.
All seven applicants were very impressive, the scientific level was extremely high. Our winner is Ms Laura Perez Denia from St James Hospital, Dublin. Laura’s abstract was entitled ‘Cerebral oxygenation responses to standing are altered in young patients prone to fainting.