Entries by Choppy

Guide to Publishing in Peer Reviewed Journals

From Concept to Manuscript You’ve done the science.  You had an idea, performed an extensive literature review, designed an experiment, ran the experiment, mucked the experiment up, repeated the cycle until you generated meaningful results, conducted a rigorous analysis and now, finally, you’ve written up your results complete with fancy graphs.  You want to share […]

“Choppy” works as a senior medical physicist in Alberta, Canada. He received a PhD in medical physics from the University of Alberta in 2005. He has been a Member of the Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine since 2009 and a Fellow since 2014. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary in both the Department of Oncology and the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

How to Become a Medical Physicist in 3653 Easy Steps

For many physics students, Medical Physics is that branch of the discipline that seems to hover in the no-man’s land between academia and “industry.”  It’s not as glamorous or fundamental as some of the other branches that may have originally drawn students into physics in the first place.  It didn’t get a chapter in Hawking’s “A Brief […]

“Choppy” works as a senior medical physicist in Alberta, Canada. He received a PhD in medical physics from the University of Alberta in 2005. He has been a Member of the Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine since 2009 and a Fellow since 2014. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary in both the Department of Oncology and the Department of Physics and Astronomy.