Welcome to the Irish Association of Physicists in Medicine Website

The IAPM is an Association of Medical Physicists working in Health Care and Academia in Ireland. The IAPM was founded in 2010 by the merger of the Association of Physical Scientists in Medicine and the Irish Radiotherapy Physics Group and currently has over 190 members.

The aims of the Association are as follows:

  • The promotion of the application of the physical sciences in medicine
  • Promotion of Research and Education in the physical sciences in Medicine
  • Establishing and maintaining professional standards
  • Promoting professional development and the interests of the membership.
  • To offer appropriate advice concerning the application of physical sciences to relevant bodies as required
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Annual Scientific Meeting 2017

Next year's ASM will be held in the Hilton, Kilmainham, Dublin on 25th March 2017.  A workshop will be held on the Friday before as per the last few years. The conference dinner will be in Union8 at 20:00. More details on speakers etc will available as confirmed. Abstract submission is now open until closing date on 25th November 2016, click here to submit.  



The IAPM produces a biannual newsletter called "Making Waves". This publication aims to provide a platform for the discussion and debate of subject matters relevant to Medical Physicists working in Ireland. The Summer 2016 edition of Making Waves is now available for download in the members area.









Lismore 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Paddy Gilligan   
Saturday, 02 July 2016 17:10

I would like to thank the speakers and attendees who made the IAPM RP SIG at the Robert Boyle summer school a special event again this year. We also would like to thank the Robert Boyle summer school and the heritage centre Lismore and the IAPM who funded the workshop

IAPM President Dr. Amanda Barry opened proceedings followed by a number of talks on waste and transport with a special session on Identity of the medical physicist.

Last Updated on Saturday, 02 July 2016 17:41
Larry Clarke RIP Print E-mail
Written by Jim Malone   
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 19:52

As announced to the newsgroup, Larry Clarke PhD has passed away. Larry was a distinguished and influential medical physicist in the US. He was originally from Derry and completed his PhD in Medical Physics in Dublin some decades ago. He is survived by his wife Alice, two daughters and four grandchildren. An obituary will appear in Making Waves in due course.

Funding and Bursary Applications Print E-mail
Written by Mike Rowan   
Friday, 13 September 2013 12:58

Application forms for Bursary and Workshop funding can be downloaded here

Bursary Application Form

Workshop Funding Application Form

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