Dr Rainer Hinz

Senior Lecturer in Functional Imaging

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For the Research School of Cancer and Imaging Sciences

  • Sustained output of high quality peer reviewed research publications.
  • Sustained research and professional achievement e.g invited conference contributions, invitations to referee or review publications.
  • Success in attracting external grant income.
  • Successful postgraduate research supervision.
  • Promoting the reputation of the School via conferences and media exposure.
  • Contributing to multi-disciplinary team working in applying for major grants.
  • Contibuting to undergraduate teaching.
  • Making a contribution to the management of the School.

For the Wolfson Molecular Imaging Centre

  • Advise on the design, conduct and analysis of clinical and preclinical PET research studies in oncology, neurology and psychiatry.
  • Develop novel acquisition and analysis techniques to help establish the WMIC as a centre of excellence in PET methodology.
  • Contribute with others in the developments in instrumentation.
  • Transfer conventional and new modelling techniques into implementation, working closely with information systems and technology personnel to ensure that such software adheres to appropriate standards of quality assurance.
  • Ensure with others that data analysis conducted within the WMIC is performed to an appropriate standard by conforming to internal policies and external regulations.
  • Continually learn and educate oneself in biological and medical research via interactions with colleagues and literature reading.
  • Educate, advise and supervise clinical fellows and data analysts in the conduct of image analysis.
  • Collaborate in projects outside the main areas of image analysis such as physics, image reconstruction, statistics and the analysis of non-PET imaging modalities.
  • Present the scientific work of the institute at national and international meetings and conferences.
  • Publish in international peer-reviewed journals.
  • Establish and maintain collaborations with partners in academia and in industry.
  • Contribute to the production of grant applications, centre reports and funding body reviews as appropriate.
  • Supervise or co-supervise students undertaking research degrees.



Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Societ

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Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society.

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