Posts Tagged ‘Award’

An Icon Bids Adieu

Posted on: April 15th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

In 1985, Dr Jay Stein and his good friend David Ellenbogen teamed up to co-found Hologic with 12 employees and the intention […]

X-Rays as Art

Posted on: March 25th, 2022 by admin

If we cast our minds back to November 1895, to Würzburg in Germany, we can see the physicist Wilhelm Röntgen […]

53 Fridays in 2021

Posted on: December 31st, 2021 by admin 4 Comments

We know there are 52 weeks in a year, so how is it possible that today, 31 December 2021, is […]

Another Breakthrough from SA

Posted on: October 15th, 2021 by admin

Last Friday, we highlighted the contribution of two South Africans – Jamie Ambrose and Allan Cormack – to the development of computer […]

CT Turns 50

Posted on: October 8th, 2021 by admin 2 Comments

Fifty years ago on 1 October 1971, “Jamie Ambrose, a consultant radiologist at Atkinson Morley’s Hospital in Wimbledon, south London, made […]

Benefits of Screening Recognised

Posted on: September 24th, 2021 by admin 2 Comments

The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) has just announced that the Alexander Margulis Award for Scientific Excellence in 2021 has been […]

Laugh First, and Then Think

Posted on: September 17th, 2021 by admin 1 Comment

In a few weeks’ time, we learn who will be awarded the Nobel Prizes for 2021. As we have previously […]

Inspired by the Dutch

Posted on: April 23rd, 2021 by admin 1 Comment

There is a famous Dutch expression, “Er zijn geen binnenwegen richtung beter,” which means “There are no short cuts to any […]

In Memoriam: Tania Douglas

Posted on: March 26th, 2021 by admin

It is with profound sadness that we mark the untimely passing of Tania Samantha Douglas in the early hours of 20 March […]

And the Winner is …

Posted on: November 27th, 2020 by admin

James Dyson is the inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner and other consumer products, including the Airblade hand dryer, an ultrasonic humidifier […]