Science communication masterclass

Screenhouse, a science broadcasting company run a media communication workshop in association with Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock, the “Sky at Night” Presenter. They propose techniques for presenting science to the public in a clearer and more exciting way, using: catchy headlines, shorter sentences, soundbites and analogies. Two pieces of advice particularly struck me: the first was to think like… Continue reading Science communication masterclass

Imperial Festival: Baby’s first home video presentation

As part of the Imperial festival, myself and colleagues presented some our of work relating to fetal MRI. MRI imaging is a non invasive imaging technique that uses the water content of tissues as contrast. This makes it a very safe imaging modality with exceptional resolution, and wide flexibility to also image, blood flow, brain… Continue reading Imperial Festival: Baby’s first home video presentation

Multimodal data fusion on the cortex: neuroscientific basis and challenges facing joint inference

A few months ago, my colleagues suggested that I attempt to give a neuroscience overview to the rest of our group. As computer scientists and image processing specialists working in the medical imaging arena, we know surprisingly little about neuro-anatomy or the origins of the signals we are are  processing. As neuroscience methods developers we… Continue reading Multimodal data fusion on the cortex: neuroscientific basis and challenges facing joint inference