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On Friday 4 October 2019, we held a one-day festival of imaging to share the breadth of the imaging expertise within the Oxford imaging community. Bringing together many of Oxford’s imaging scientists and clinicians, it showcased the broad range of scientific research being undertaken in Oxford.


Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre, Worcester College


Peter Jezzard, Ian Dobbie, Niki Sibson and Damian Tyler


08:50-09:20: Registration and poster set up 

09:20-09:25: Welcome and Introduction

09.25-11.00:  Platform Session 1: The NIHR BRC Imaging Theme (Chair: Stefan Neubauer)

  • 09.25-09.40: Yangdi Xu (IBME) and Lior Drukker (NDWRH) – Learning to Understand 3rd Trimester Ultrasound Imaging
  • 09.45-10.00: Sharib Ali (IBME) and Adam Bailey (NDM) – Computer Vision Methods for Understanding Endoscopic Data and Staging Barrett’s Oesophagus
  • 10.05-10.20: Liz Tunnicliffe (RDM) – Assessing Cardiac Disease with Diffusion MRI
  • 10.25-10.40: Justin Lau (DPAG) and Oliver Rider (RDM) – Geting to the Heart of Cardiac Disease: A Multidisciplinary Team Effort to Image Metabolism in the Heart
  • 10.45-10.55: Fergus Gleeson (OUH Radiology) – Overview of the National Consortium of Intelligent Medical Imaging (NCIMI) Initiative

11.00-12.00:  Poster Session 1 + Tea/Coffee:  Odd numbered posters presented, and opportunity to network

12.00-12.55: Annual Guest Lecture: Sarah Bohndiek, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge: Title: Shedding Light on Cancer Using Opto-acoustic Imaging (introduced by Kerstin Timm)

12.55-13.00: Sponsor update: Karen McGeachy (Laser 2000): Novel upgrades and bolt-ons for fluorescence and super-resolution

13.00-13.45: Buffet Lunch

13.45-14.45: Poster Session 2 + Tea/Coffee:  Even numbered posters presented, and opportunity to network

14:45-16:00: Platform Session 2: Extracting Information from Images (Chair: Ana Namburete)

  • 14.45-15.00: Philipp Kukura (Chemistry) – Weighing Molecules with Light
  • 15.05-15.20: Adam Packer (DPAG) – All-Optical Interrogation of Neural Circuits
  • 15.25-15.40: Jason Lerch (WIN, NDCN) – Mouse Phenotyping with Imaging
  • 15.45-16.00: Heba Sailem (IBME) – Quantification of Vascular Networks Based on a High Throughput Imaging Screen

16:05: Close


We are grateful to a number of our industrial partners for their generous support of the 2019 Imaging Festival.


Laser2000 logo Cairn Research logo
Siemans Healthineers logo Toptica Photonics logo
Photonic Solutions logo Macs Miltenyi logo
GlaxoSmithKline logo


Zeiss logo Photon Lines Aurox logo



Innovation and Oxford University logos



Details of all our previous Imaging Festivals are available in this archive.

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