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New opening for MSc and PhD students in our research group

See the announcement in French and English for all the details. Our graduate program is CAMPEP accredited. Please note that formal teaching is done in French but research activities can be conducted in English.

We are located in the middle of the Old Quebec City, classified as a UNESCO world heritage treasure.

Scintillation dosimetry review manuscript is now out!

Long time coming but totally worth it 😉

Source: Review of plastic and liquid scintillation dosimetry for photon, electron, and proton therapy – IOPscience

Scintillation Dosimetry Book is now available!

It has been a few years in the making (from the first conceptual idea to publication) but the baby has been delivered and is now available at CRC Press.



Cool 😉

Big week at the 2013 AAPM meeting

Our group is well represented at this year AAPM meeting. 2 Faculty and 7 graduate students for a total of 11 oral presentations and 2 posters.

For a number of these students, it will be their first experience presenting at such a big event (over 3000 participants). Also for many of them, it will be their first scientific presentation in English. Hours of preparation and rehearsing for 5 minutes (snap oral) or 8 minutes (regular oral) presentations. While, I do tell them that the shorter the talk the more time (usually many hours!) is needed to select and organize the visual materials (aka slides), they do not realize it until we do the general repetition during our weekly group meeting.

For each talk, we can spend between 10 to 30 minutes going over the slides, suggesting modification, addition, removal, asking questions such as: what are you try to say? What is your main message? What do you want the audience to remember from this or that slide, …

Of course, senior grad students have it easier as they already know what to expect and prepare their presentations accordingly 😉

For my friends and colleagues in the medical field, see you in Indy.

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