Public Engagement & Publicity

Public Engagement

Cafe Scientifique Talk 

David Lurie gave a public lecture on MRI and FFC-MRI at Waterstones Bookshop, Aberdeen, on 25th October 2017

 "MRI scanning: a magnetic window to the body":

(Note - FFC-MRI part starts at 37 minutes.)

 Question and Answer Session:


Public Engagement Talk - David Lurie     

    Public Engagement talk - David Lurie Demonstration      

Public Engagement Talk Crowd - David Lurie


TV and Radio

BBC Radio Scotland

21 November 2017

Interview with Prof David Lurie about FFC-MRI on the "Good Morning Scotland" news programme (audio file © BBC 2017). There was also an item on the BBC News web site:  New scanner "like 100 MRIs in one" developed in Aberdeen 

STV news television news item
21 November 2017
Item about FFC-MRI and the first patient scans, including an interview with a patient; broadcast on the STV evening news (video file © STV 2017). There was also an online item on the STV News site: Patients in Scotland first to use new powerful scanner.

Original 106 radio news item

21 November 2017

Radio news item on FFC MRI including interview with a patient (audio file © Original 106 2017).

SHMU-FM radio interview
24 October 2017
David Lurie was interviewed on Aberdeen local radio station SHMU-FM about MRI and FFC-MRI, during their weekly "Talking Science" programme. You can listen to a recording of the interview here.  
STV news item
7 February 2013
  Radio Castle (online station)
18 February 2013
STV news The news programme featured an item about the FFC-MRI project.   Castle Radio David Lurie was interviewed on "The Password Show with Peter Warren & Jane Whyatt".

Newspaper Articles

The Scotsman newspaper

1 December 2017

IDentIFY project listed as one of five most innovative life sciences projects happening in Scotland right now. PDF of the article is here.

The Times newspaper (online)

21 November 2017
Scanner said to be like 100 MRIs in one

The Scotsman newspaper (online)

21 November 2017

New fast field cycling scanner "like 100 MRIs in one" 

Evening Express newspaper (Aberdeen)

21 November 2017

City scientists have just what the doctor ordered with MRI scan breakthrough

Press & Journal newspaper (Aberdeen)

21 November 2017

New hi-tech scanner wins patient's praise

Citizen newspaper (Aberdeen)

22 November 2017

New scanner like 100 MRIs in one

Press and Journal Newspaper
8 February 2013
  The Scotsman Newspaper
7 February 2013
P&J article Article   Scotsman article Online Article
Press and Journal Newspaper
23 March 2007
  The Scotsman Newspaper
23 March 2007
P&J article Front Page   Scotsman article Front Page, Page 2, Online Article


Online articles

BBC News (online)

21 November 2017

New scanner "like 100 MRIs in one" developed in Aberdeen 

Twitter Feed - Nicola Sturgeon (First Minister of Scotland)

21 November 2017

New scanner like 100 MRIs in one 

 Radiology "Trade" Articles

Aunt Minnie Europe article
February 2013
  RAD Magazine article
March 2013
Aunt Minnie AuntMinnie Europe radiology web site article on ZF-MRI project.   RAD  Magazine RAD Magazine medical imaging periodical article on ZF-MRI project.

General-Interest Articles

Science Scotland article
August 2007
  Innovate Magazine (Aberdeen University)
Spring/Summer 2008
Science Scotland Article in the Royal Society of Edinburgh's magazine - see pages 21 and 22 of Issue 6. Also available as Simplified Chinese script.   Innovate Magazine An article on the project appeared in Issue 2 of the University of Aberdeen's "Innovate" magazine.


Scientific Publications

These can be found on our Publications page.