Stephen McKenna

Stephen McKenna

Chair of Computer Vision and Head of Research

  • Tel: 01382 384732
  • Email: s.j.z.mckenna@dundee.ac.uk
  • Room 2.19 - Queen Mother Building University of Dundee Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland, UK

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Manivannan, S, Li, W, Zhang, J, Trucco, E & McKenna, S 2017, 'Structure Prediction for Gland Segmentation with Hand-Crafted and Deep Convolutional Features' IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. DOI: 10.1109/TMI.2017.2750210

Research output: ContributionToJournal

Stein, S & McKenna, S 2017, 'Recognising Complex Activities with Histograms of Relative Tracklets' Computer Vision and Image Understanding, vol 154, pp. 82-93. DOI: 10.1016/j.cviu.2016.08.012

Research output: ContributionToJournal

Shen, H, Wang, R, Zhang, J & McKenna, S 2017, Multi-task Fully Convolutional Network for Brain Tumour Segmentation. in MV Hernandez & V Gonzalez-Castro (eds), Medical Image Understanding and Analysis: 21st Annual Conference, MIUA 2017, Edinburgh, UK, July 11–13, 2017, Proceedings. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol. 723, Springer , Switzerland, pp. 239-248, Medical Image Understanding and Analysis (MIUA) 2017, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 11-13 July. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-60964-5_21

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Shen, H, Wang, R, Zhang, J & McKenna, SJ 2017, Boundary-aware fully convolutional network for brain tumor segmentation. in Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention − MICCAI 2017 - 20th International Conference, Proceedings. vol. 10434, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 10434, Springer Verlag, Switzerland, pp. 433-441, 20th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention, MICCAI 2017, Quebec City, Canada, 11-13 September. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-66185-8_49

Research output: ContributionToBookAnthology

Black, R, Kristensson, PO, McKenna, S, Zhang, J & Waller, A 2016, 'ACE-LP: Augmenting Communication using Environmental Data to drive Language Prediction' 17th Biennial International Society for Augmentative and Augmentative Communication Conference, Toronto, Canada, 6/08/16 - 13/08/16, .

Research output: ContributionToConference

Skerl, K, Vinnicombe, S, McKenna, S, Thomson, K & Evans, A 2016, First step for computer assisted evaluation of qualatitive supersonic shear wave elastography characteristics in breast tissue. in 2016 IEEE 13th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, ISBI 2016 - Proceedings. vol. 2016-June, IEEE, pp. 481-484, 2016 IEEE 13th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging, Prague, Czech Republic, 13-16 April. DOI: 10.1109/ISBI.2016.7493312

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Li, W, Manivannan, S, Akbar, S, Zhang, J, Trucco, E & McKenna, SJ 2016, Gland segmentation in colon histology images using hand-crafted features and convolutional neural networks. in 2016 IEEE 13th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI): From Nano to Macro, ISBI 2016 - Proceedings. vol. June-2016, IEEE, pp. 1405-1408, 2016 IEEE 13th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging, Prague, Czech Republic, 13-16 April. DOI: 10.1109/ISBI.2016.7493530

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Manivannan, S, Li, W, Akbar, S, Zhang, J, Trucco, E & McKenna, SJ 2016, Local structure prediction for gland segmentation. in 2016 IEEE 13th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI): From Nano to Macro, ISBI 2016 - Proceedings. vol. 2016-June, IEEE, pp. 799-802, 2016 IEEE 13th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging, Prague, Czech Republic, 13-16 April. DOI: 10.1109/ISBI.2016.7493387

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Amaral, T, Kyriazakis, I, McKenna, S & Plotz, T 2016, Segmentation of organs in pig offal using auto-context. in 2016 IEEE 13th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI): From Nano to Macro, ISBI 2016 - Proceedings. vol. June-2016, IEEE, pp. 1324-1328, 2016 IEEE 13th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging, Prague, Czech Republic, 13-16 April. DOI: 10.1109/ISBI.2016.7493511

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Amaral, T, Kyriazakis, I, McKenna, SJ & Plotz, T 2016, Weighted atlas auto-context with application to multiple organ segmentation. in 2016 IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV). IEEE, IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision , Lake Placid, NY, United States, 7-9 March. DOI: 10.1109/WACV.2016.7477605

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Manivannan, S, Li, W, Akbar, S, Wang, R, Zhang, J & McKenna, SJ 2016, 'An automated pattern recognition system for classifying indirect immunofluorescence images for HEp-2 cells and specimens' Pattern Recognition, vol 51, pp. 12-26. DOI: 10.1016/j.patcog.2015.09.015

Research output: ContributionToJournal

Li, W, Coats, M, Zhang, J & McKenna, S 2015, 'Discriminating dysplasia: optical tomographic texture analysis of colorectal polyps' Medical Image Analysis, vol 26, no. 1, pp. 57-69. DOI: 10.1016/j.media.2015.08.002

Research output: ContributionToJournal

Akbar, S, Jordan, LB, Purdie, CA, Thompson, AM & McKenna, SJ 2015, 'Comparing computer-generated and pathologist-generated tumour segmentations for immunohistochemical scoring of breast tissue microarrays' British Journal of Cancer, vol 113, no. 7, pp. 1075-1080. DOI: 10.1038/bjc.2015.309

Research output: ContributionToJournal

Zhang, J, Zhang, JG, Coats, M, Li, W, Carey, FA & McKenna, SJ 2015, 'Multi-scale analysis of the surface morphology of colorectal polyps from optical tomography' Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging and Visualization, vol 5, no. 5, pp. 318-328. DOI: 10.1080/21681163.2015.1035404

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Belotti, Y, Conneely, M, Palmer, S, Huang, T, Campbell, PA, McKenna, S, Nabi, G & McGloin, D 2015, Hydrodynamic stretching for prostate cancer detection. in S van den Driesche (ed.), Bio-MEMS and Medical Microdevices II. vol. 9518, 95180H, Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 9518, SPIE-International Society for Optical Engineering, Bellingham, SPIE Microtechnologies 2015: Bio-MEMS and Medical Microdevices II, Barcelona, Spain, 4-6 May. DOI: 10.1117/12.2179201

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Akbar, S, Jordan, L, Thompson, AM & McKenna, SJ 2015, Tumor localization in tissue microarrays using rotation invariant superpixel pyramids. in 2015 IEEE 12th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2015). IEEE, pp. 1292-1295, 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, New York, United States, 16-19 April. DOI: 10.1109/ISBI.2015.7164111

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Li, W, Zhang, J & McKenna, S 2015, Multiple instance cancer detection by boosting regularised trees. in N Navab, J Hornegger, WM Wells & AF Frangi (eds), Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2015): 18th International Conference, Munich, Germany, October 5-9, 2015, Proceedings, Part 1. vol. 9349, Lecture notes in computer science , vol. 9349, Springer , pp. 645-652, Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Interventions18th International Conference, Munich, Germany, 5-9 October. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-24553-9_79

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Han, J & McKenna, S 2014, 'Query-dependent metric learning for adaptive, content-based image browsing and retrieval' IET Image Processing, vol 8, no. 10, pp. 610-618. DOI: 10.1049/iet-ipr.2013.0514

Research output: ContributionToJournal

Zhang, J, McKenna, SJ, Zhang, J, Coats, M & Carey, FA 2014, Analysing the Surface Morphology of Colorectal Polyps: Differential Geometry and Pit Pattern Prediction. in C Reyes-Aldasoro & G Slabaugh (eds), Medical Image Understanding and Analysis: MIUA. British Machine Vision Association and Society for Pattern Recognition, United Kingdom, pp. 67-72, 18th Annual Conference in Medical Image Understanding and Analysis , London, United Kingdom, 9-11 July.

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Fordyce, N, McKenna, S, Hacker, C & Lucocq, J 2014, Finding Golgi Stacks in Electron Micrographs. in C Reyes-Aldasoro & G Slabaugh (eds), Medical Image Understanding and Analysis: MIUA. British Machine Vision Association and Society for Pattern Recognition, United Kingdom, pp. 59-64, 18th Annual Conference in Medical Image Understanding and Analysis , London, United Kingdom, 9-11 July.

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Huang, T, Hacker, C, Lucocq, J & McKenna, S 2014, Detecting and Segmenting Nanodiscs in Immuno-Electron Micrographs. in C Reyes-Aldasoro & G Slabaugh (eds), Medical Image Understanding and Analysis: MIUA. British Machine Vision Association and Society for Pattern Recognition, United Kingdom, pp. 53-58, 18th Annual Conference in Medical Image Understanding and Analysis , London, United Kingdom, 9-11 July.

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McKenna, SJ, Hoey, J & Trucco, E 2014, 'Objects, actions, places' International Journal of Computer Vision, vol 106, no. 3, pp. 235-236. DOI: 10.1007/s11263-014-0699-3

Research output: ContributionToJournal

Han, J & McKenna, SJ 2014, 'Lattice estimation from images of patterns that exhibit translational symmetry' Image and Vision Computing, vol 32, no. 1, pp. 64-73. DOI: 10.1016/j.imavis.2013.12.003

Research output: ContributionToJournal

Manivannan, S, Li, W, Akbar, S, Wang, R, Zhang, J & McKenna, SJ 2014, HEp-2 Specimen Classification Using Multi-resolution Local Patterns and SVM. in Proceedings - 2014 1st Workshop on Pattern Recognition Techniques for Indirect Immunofluorescence Images. I3A Workshop 2014. IEEE Computer Society, pp. 41-44, 13A: 1st Workshop on Pattern Recognition Techniques for Indirect Immunofluorescence Images, Stockholm, Sweden, 24-24 August. DOI: 10.1109/I3A.2014.20

Research output: ContributionToBookAnthology

Manivannan, S, Li, W, Akbar, S, Wang, R, Zhang, J & McKenna, SJ 2014, HEp-2 Cell Classification Using Multi-resolution Local Patterns and Ensemble SVMs. in Proceedings - 2014 1st Workshop on Pattern Recognition Techniques for Indirect Immunofluorescence Images. I3A Workshop 2014. IEEE Computer Society, pp. 37-40, 13A: 1st Workshop on Pattern Recognition Techniques for Indirect Immunofluorescence Images, Stockholm, Sweden, 24-24 August. DOI: 10.1109/I3A.2014.18

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Amaral, T, McKenna, SJ, Robertson, K & Thompson, A 2013, 'Classification and immunohistochemical scoring of breast tissue microarray spots' IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol 60, no. 10, pp. 2806-2814. DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2013.2264871

Research output: ContributionToJournal

Li, W, Coats, M, Zhang, J & McKenna, S 2013, 'Comparative analysis of feature extraction methods for colorectal polyp images in optical projection tomography' Paper presented at 17th Annual Conference in Medical Image Understanding and Analysis, Birmingham, United Kingdom, 17/07/13 - 19/07/13, .

Research output: ContributionToConference

Li, W, Zhang, J, McKenna, S, Coats, M & Carey, F 2013, 'Classification of colorectal polyp regions in optical projection tomography' Paper presented at 10th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, San Francisco, CA., United States, 7/04/13 - 11/04/13, .

Research output: ContributionToConference

Stein, S & McKenna, SJ 2013, Combining embedded accelerometers with computer vision for recognizing food preparation activities. in UbiComp 2013 - Proceedings of the 2013 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing. pp. 729-738. DOI: 10.1145/2493432.2493482

Research output: ContributionToBookAnthology

Stein, S & McKenna, SJ 2013, User-adaptive models for recognizing food preparation activities. in CEA 2013 - Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Multimedia for Cooking and Eating Activities. pp. 39-44. DOI: 10.1145/2506023.2506031

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McKenna, SJ, Amaral, T, Akbar, S, Jordan, L & Thompson, A 2013, 'Immunohistochemical analysis of breast tissue microarray images using contextual classifiers' Journal of Pathology Informatics, vol 4, no. Suppl, pp. S13. DOI: 10.4103/2153-3539.109871

Research output: ContributionToJournal

Li, W, Zhang, J, Zheng, W-S, Coats, M, Carey, FA & McKenna, SJ 2013, 'Learning from partially annotated OPT images by contextual relevance ranking' 16th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, Nagoya, Japan, 22/09/13 - 26/09/13, .

Research output: ContributionToConference

Li, W, Zhang, J, McKenna, SJ, Coats, M & Carey, FA 2013, Classification of colorectal polyp regions in optical projection tomography. in ISBI 2013: IEEE 10th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro - Proceedings. IEEE, Piscataway, N.J., pp. 736-739, 10th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, San Francisco, CA., United States, 7-11 April. DOI: 10.1109/ISBI.2013.6556580

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Li, W, Zhang, J, Zheng, W-S, Coats, M, Carey, FA & McKenna, SJ 2013, Learning from partially annotated OPT images by contextual relevance ranking. in K Mori, I Sakuma, Y Sato, C Barillot & N Navab (eds), Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention - MICCAI 2013: 16th International Conference, Nagoya, Japan, September 22-26, 2013, Proceedings, Part III. Lecture notes in computer science, vol. 8151, Springer , Berlin, pp. 429-436, 16th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, Nagoya, Japan, 22-26 September. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-40760-4_54

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Akbar, S, McKenna, SJ, Amaral, T, Jordan, L & Thompson, A 2013, 'Spin-context Segmentation of Breast Tissue Microarray Images' vol 2013, pp. 1-11.

Research output: ContributionToJournal

Stein, S & McKenna, S 2012, Accelerometer localization in the view of a stationary camera. in Proceedings of the 2012 9th Conference on Computer and Robot Vision, CRV 2012. pp. 109-116. DOI: 10.1109/CRV.2012.22

Research output: ContributionToBookAnthology

Perez-Rovira, A, Cabido, R, Trucco, E, McKenna, SJ & Hubschman, JP 2012, 'RERBEE: Robust efficient registration via bifurcations and elongated elements applied to retinal fluorescein angiogram sequences' IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, vol 31, no. 1, pp. 140-150. DOI: 10.1109/TMI.2011.2167517

Research output: ContributionToJournal

McKenna, SJ, Magee, D & Rajpoot, NM 2012, 'Special issue on microscopy image analysis for biomedical applications' Machine Vision and Applications, vol 23, no. 4, pp. 603-605. DOI: 10.1007/s00138-012-0436-2

Research output: ContributionToJournal

Akbar, S, Amaral, T, McKenna, SJ, Thompson, A & Jordan, L 2012, Tumour segmentation in breast tissue microarray images using spin-context. in X Xie (ed.), Medical Image Understanding and Analysis 2012: Proceedings of the 16th Conference on Medical Image Understanding and Analysis, 9-11 July 2012, Swansea, United Kingdom. British Machine Vision Association and Society for Pattern Recognition, pp. 25-30, 16th Annual Conference in Medical Image Understanding and Analysis, Swansea, United Kingdom, 9-11 July.

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Wang, R, Pokhariya, H, McKenna, SJ & Lucocq, J 2011, 'Recognition of immunogold markers in electron micrographs' Journal of Structural Biology, vol 176, no. 2, pp. 151-158. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsb.2011.07.005

Research output: ContributionToJournal

Wuyts, N, Bengough, AG, Roberts, TJ, Du, C, Bransby, MF, McKenna, SJ & Valentine, TA 2011, 'Automated motion estimation of root responses to sucrose in two Arabidopsis thaliana genotypes using confocal microscopy' Planta, vol 234, no. 4, pp. 769-784. DOI: 10.1007/s00425-011-1435-7

Research output: ContributionToJournal

Wang, R, McKenna, SJ, Han, J & Ward, AA 2010, 'Visualizing image collections using high-entropy layout distributions' IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol 12, no. 8, pp. 803-813. DOI: 10.1109/TMM.2010.2057411

Research output: ContributionToJournal

Roberts, TJ, McKenna, SJ, Du, C-J, Wuyts, N, Valentine, TA & Bengough, AG 2010, 'Estimating the motion of plant root cells from in vivo confocal laser scanning microscopy images' Machine Vision and Applications, vol 21, no. 6, pp. 921-939. DOI: 10.1007/s00138-009-0207-x

Research output: ContributionToJournal

Jia, W & McKenna, SJ 2010, Classifying textile designs using bags of shapes. in 2010 20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, ICPR 2010: proceedings. International Conference on Pattern Recognition, IEEE Computer Society, Piscataway, pp. 294-297, 20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Istanbul, Turkey, 23-26 August. DOI: 10.1109/ICPR.2010.81

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Wang, R & McKenna, SJ 2010, Gaussian process learning from order relationships using expectation propagation. in Proceedings - International Conference on Pattern Recognition. pp. 605-608, 20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Istanbul, Turkey, 23-26 August. DOI: 10.1109/ICPR.2010.153

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Jia, W, McKenna, S, Ward, A & Edwards, K 2010, Classifying textile designs using region graphs. in British Machine Vision Conference. British Machine Vision Association and Society for Pattern Recognition. DOI: 10.5244/C.24.93

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Seise, M, McKenna, SJ, Ricketts, IW & Wigderowitz, CA 2009, 'Parts-based segmentation with overlapping part models using Markov chain Monte Carlo' Image and Vision Computing, vol 27, no. 5, pp. 504-513. DOI: 10.1016/j.imavis.2008.04.020

Research output: ContributionToJournal

Amaral, T, McKenna, S, Robertson, K & Thompson, A 2009, 'Automated classification of breast tissue microarray spots.' Cancer Research, vol 69, no. 2 (Suppl 1), pp. 254S-254S. DOI: 10.1158/0008-5472.SABCS-4010

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Amaral, T, McKenna, SJ, Robertson, K & Thompson, A 2009, Scoring of breast tissue microarray spots through ordinal regression. in Visapp 2009: Proceedings of The Fourth International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, Vol 2. vol. 2, Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication, Lisbon, pp. 243-248, 4th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, Lisbon, Portugal, 5-8 February.

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Jia, W, McKenna, SJ & Ward, AA 2009, Extracting printed designs and woven patterns from textile images. in A Ranchordas & H Araujo (eds), VISAPP 2009: proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, Lisboa, Portugal, February 5-8, 2009 . vol. 1, Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication, Setubal, pp. 201-208, 4th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, Lisbon, Portugal, 5-8 February.

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Han, J & McKenna, SJ 2009, Classifying and comparing regular textures for retrieval using texel geometry. in A Ranchordas & H Araujo (eds), VISAPP 2009: proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, Lisboa, Portugal, February 5-8, 2009. vol. 1, Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication, Setubal, pp. 347-354, 4th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, Lisbon, Portugal, 5-8 February.

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Han, J, McKenna, SJ & Wang, R 2009, Learning query-dependent distance metrics for interactive image retrieval. in M Fritz, B Schiele & JH Piater (eds), Computer Vision Systems: 7th International Conference, ICVS 2009 Liège, Belgium, October 13-15, 2009. Proceedings. Lecture notes in computer science, vol. 5815, Springer , Berlin, pp. 374-383, 7th International Conference on Computer Vision Systems, Liege, Belgium, 13-15 October. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-04667-4_38

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Wang, R, McKenna, SJ & Han, J 2009, High-entropy layouts for content-based browsing and retrieval. in CIVR 2009: proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval. Association for Computing Machinery, New York, pp. 116-123, ACM International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval 2009, Santorini Island, Greece, 8-10 July. DOI: 10.1145/1646396.1646418

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Amaral, T, Sciarabba, M, Robertson, K, Thompson, A & McKenna, S 2009, Scoring of breast tissue microarrays using ordinal regression: local patches vs. nuclei segmentation. in Medical Image Understanding and Analysis. British Machine Vision Association and Society for Pattern Recognition.

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McKenna, SJ & Hoey, J 2009, 'Guest Editorial: medical Image Understanding and Analysis' vol 2009, no. 1, pp. 1-2.

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Amaral, T, McKenna, S, Robertson, K & Thompson, A 2008, Classification of breast-tissue microarray spots using texton histograms. in Medical Image Understanding and Analysis. British Machine Vision Association and Society for Pattern Recognition, pp. 144-148.

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Kerrigan, CS, McKenna, SJ, Ricketts, IW & Wigderowitz, C 2008, 'Automated assessment of polyethylene wear in cemented acetabular components using anteroposterior radiographs of total hip replacements' Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, vol 32, no. 3, pp. 221-238. DOI: 10.1016/j.compmedimag.2007.12.002

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Amaral, T, McKenna, S, Robertson, K & Thompson, A 2008, Classification of breast-tissue microarray spots using colour and local invariants. in 2008 5th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, Proceedings, ISBI. IEEE Computer Society, NEW YORK, pp. 999-1002, 2008 5th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, Paris, France, 14-17 May. DOI: 10.1109/ISBI.2008.4541167

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Ward, AA, McKenna, SJ, Buruma, A, Taylor, P & Han, J 2008, Merging technology and users: applying image browsing to the fashion industry for design inspiration. in 2008 International Workshop on ContentBased Multimedia Indexing: conference proceedings. IEEE Computer Society, New York, pp. 288-295, 6th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing, London, United Kingdom, 18-20 June. DOI: 10.1109/CBMI.2008.4564959

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Han, J, McKenna, SJ & Wang, R 2008, Regular texture analysis as statistical model selection. in D Forsyth, P Torr & A Zisserman (eds), Computer Vision – ECCV 2008: 10th European Conference on Computer Vision Marseille, France, October 12-18, 2008. Proceedings, Part IV. Lecture notes in computer science, vol. 5305, Springer , Berlin, pp. 242-255, 10th European Conference on Computer Vision , Marseille, France, 12-18 October. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-88693-8_18

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Roberts, TJ, McKenna, SJ & Ricketts, IW 2007, 'Human pose estimation using partial configurations and probabilistic regions' International Journal of Computer Vision, vol 73, no. 3, pp. 285-306. DOI: 10.1007/s11263-006-9781-9

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McKenna, SJ & Nait-Charif, H 2007, 'Tracking human motion using auxiliary particle filters and iterated likelihood weighting' Image and Vision Computing, vol 25, no. 6, pp. 852-862. DOI: 10.1016/j.imavis.2006.06.003

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Seise, M, McKenna, SJ, Ricketts, IW & Wigderowitz, CA 2007, 'Learning active shape models for bifurcating contours' IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, vol 26, no. 5, pp. 666-677. DOI: 10.1109/TMI.2007.895479

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Roberts, T, McKenna, S, Wuyts, N, Valentine, T & Bengough, A 2007, Performance of low-level motion estimation methods for confocal microscopy of plant cells in vivo. in 2007 IEEE Workshop on Motion and Video Computing, WMVC 2007. IEEE Computer Society, 2007 IEEE Workshop on Motion and Video Computing, Austin, United States, 23-24 February. DOI: 10.1109/WMVC.2007.32

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Roberts, TJ, McKenna, SJ & Ricketts, IW 2006, 'Human tracking using 3D surface colour distributions' Image and Vision Computing, vol 24, no. 12, pp. 1332-1342. DOI: 10.1016/j.imavis.2006.04.011

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Charif, HN & McKenna, SJ 2006, 'Tracking the activity of participants in a meeting' Machine Vision and Applications, vol 17, no. 2, pp. 83-93. DOI: 10.1007/s00138-006-0015-5

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McKenna, S, Marquis-Faulkes, F, Newell, A & Gregor, P 2006, 'Requirements gathering using drama for computer vision-based monitoring in supportive home environments' Gerontechnology, vol 5, no. 1, pp. 29-45. DOI: 10.4017/gt.2006.05.01.004.00

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Roberts, TJ, McKenna, SJ, Hans, J, Valentine, TA & Bengough, AG 2006, Part-based multi-frame registration for estimation of the growth of cellular networks in plant roots. in 18th International Conference on Pattern Recognition : ICPR 2006; Hong Kong; China; 20 August 2006 through 24 August 2006. vol. 2, IEEE, California, pp. 378-381. DOI: 10.1109/ICPR.2006.915

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Bengough, AG, Bransby, MF, Hans, J, McKenna, SJ, Roberts, TJ & Valentine, TA 2006, 'Root responses to soil physical conditions: growth dynamics from field to cell' Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 57, no. 2, pp. 437-447. DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erj003

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Seise, M, McKenna, S, Ricketts, I & Wigderowitz, C 2006, Segmenting multiple objects with overlapping appearance and uncertainty. in British Machine Vision Conference. British Machine Vision Association and Society for Pattern Recognition, pp. 839-848. DOI: 10.5244/C.20.86

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Seise, M, McKenna, S, Ricketts, I & Wigderowitz, C 2006, Probabilistic segmentation of the knee joint from x-ray images. in Medical Image Understanding and Analysis. British Machine Vision Association and Society for Pattern Recognition, pp. 110-114.

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McKenna, SJ & Nait-Charif, H 2005, 'Summarising contextual activity and detecting unusual inactivity in a supportive home environment' Pattern Analysis and Applications, vol 7, no. 4, pp. 386-401. DOI: 10.1007/s10044-004-0233-2

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Marquis-Faulkes, F, McKenna, SJ, Newell, AF & Gregor, P 2005, 'Gathering the requirements for a fall monitor using drama and video with older people' Technology and Disability, vol 17, no. 4, pp. 227-236.

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McKenna, SJ, Nait Charif, H & Frank, T 2005, Towards Video Understanding of Laparoscopic Surgery: Instrument Tracking. in B McCane (ed.), Proceedings of Image and Vision Computing New Zealand 2005 Conference. University of Otago, Department of Computer Science, Otago, Image and Vision Computing New Zealand, Dunedin, New Zealand, 28-29 November.

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Seise, M, McKenna, S, Ricketts, I & Wigderowitz, CA 2005, Double Contour Active Shape Models. in WF Clocksin, AW Fitzgibbon & PHS Torr (eds), Proceedings of the British Machine Vision Conference 2005. BMVA Press, 16th British Machine Vision Conference, Oxford, United Kingdom, 5-8 September. DOI: 10.5244/C.19.21

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Kerrigan, S, McKenna, SJ, Ricketts, IW & Wigderowitz, C 2005, Eccentricity Error Correction for Automated Estimation of Polyethylene Wear after Total Hip Arthroplasty. in Medical Image Understanding and Analysis. British Machine Vision Association and Society for Pattern Recognition, pp. 255-258, 9th Annual Conference in Medical Image Understanding and Analysis, Bristol, United Kingdom, 19-20 July.

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Seise, M, McKenna, SJ, Ricketts, IW & Wigderowitz, CA 2005, Segmenting Tibia and Femur from Knee X-ray Images. in Medical Image Understanding and Analysis. British Machine Vision Association and Society for Pattern Recognition, pp. 103-106, 9th Annual Conference in Medical Image Understanding and Analysis, Bristol, United Kingdom, 19-20 July.

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McKenna, SJ & Morrison, K 2004, 'A comparison of skin history and trajectory-based representation schemes for the recognition of user-specified gestures' Pattern Recognition, vol 37, no. 5, pp. 999-1009. DOI: 10.1016/j.patcog.2003.09.007

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Martinez-Alarcon, JA & McKenna, SJ 2004, "Is it as I left it?": a computer vision aid for the blind. in Conference Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: The Hague; Netherlands; 10 October 2004 through 13 October 2004. vol. 7, IEEE, Piscataway, N.J., pp. 6439-6444. DOI: 10.1109/ICSMC.2004.1401413

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McKenna, SJ & Nait-Charif, H 2004, 'Learning spatial context from tracking using penalised likelihoods' Proceedings - International Conference on Pattern Recognition, vol 4, pp. 138-141. DOI: 10.1109/ICPR.2004.1333723

Research output: ContributionToJournal

Nait-Charif, H & McKenna, SJ 2004, Activity summarisation and fall detection in a supportive home environment. in Proceedings - International Conference on Pattern Recognition: Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, ICPR 2004; Cambridge; United Kingdom; 23 August 2004 through 26 August 2004. vol. 4, IEEE, pp. 323-326. DOI: 10.1109/ICPR.2004.1333768

Research output: ContributionToBookAnthology

Kerrigan, S, McKenna, SJ, Ricketts, IW & Wigderowitz, C 2004, Eccentric Elliptical Contours in Total Hip Replacements. in Medical Image Understanding and Analysis. British Machine Vision Association and Society for Pattern Recognition, pp. 216-219, 8th Annual Conference in Medical Image Understanding and Analysis, London, United Kingdom, 23-24 September.

Research output: ContributionToBookAnthology

Nait-Charif, H & McKenna, S 2004, Tracking Poorly Modelled Motion using Particle Filters with Iterated Likelihood Weighting. in K-S Hong & Z Zhang (eds), AACV 2004 : Proceedings of the Sixth Asian Conference on Computer Vision . Asian Federation of Computer Vision Societies, Seoul, pp. 156-161, 6th Asian Conference on Computer Vision, Jeju, Korea, Democratic People's Republic of, 27-30 January.

Research output: ContributionToBookAnthology

Morrison, K & McKenna, SJ 2004, An experimental comparison of trajectory-based and history-based representation for gesture recognition. in A Camurri & G Volpe (eds), Gesture-Based Communication in Human-Computer Interaction: 5th International Gesture Workshop, GW 2003, Genova, Italy, April 15-17, 2003, Selected Revised Papers. Lecture notes in computer science, vol. 2915, Springer , Berlin, pp. 152-163, 5th International Gesture Workshop, Genova, Italy, 15-17 April.

Research output: ContributionToBookAnthology

Roberts, TJ, McKenna, SJ & Ricketts, IW 2004, Human pose estimation using learnt probabilistic region similarities and partial configurations. in T Pajdla & J Matas (eds), Computer Vision - ECCV 2004: 8th European Conference on Computer Vision, Prague, Czech Republic, May 11-14, 2004. Proceedings, Part IV. Lecture notes in computer science, vol. 3024, Springer , Berlin, pp. 291-303, 8th European Conference on Computer Vision, Prague, United Kingdom, 11-14 May.

Research output: ContributionToBookAnthology

Kerrigan, S, McKenna, S, Ricketts, IW & Wigderowitz, C 2003, Analysis of Total Hip Replacements using Active Ellipses. in DC Barber (ed.), Medical Image Understanding and Analysis. British Machine Vision Association and Society for Pattern Recognition, 7th Annual Conference in Medical Image Understanding and Analysis, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 10-11 July.

Research output: ContributionToBookAnthology

Marquis-Faulkes, F, McKenna, SJ, Gregor, P & Newell, AF 2003, Scenario-based Drama as a Tool for Investigating User Requirements with Application to Home Monitoring for Elderly People. in D Harris, V Duffy, M Smith & C Stephanidis (eds), Human-Centred Computing: Cognitive, Social and Ergonomic Aspects. vol. 3, Lawrence Erlbaum, Mahwah, NJ, pp. 512-516, 10th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Crete, Greece, 22-27 June.

Research output: ContributionToBookAnthology

Nait-Charif, H & McKenna, SJ 2003, Head Tracking and Action Recognition in a Smart Meeting Room. in 4th IEEE International Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Tracking and Surveillance (PETS-ICVS). IEEE, 4th IEEE International Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Tracking and Surveillance , Graz, Austria, 4-4 April.

Research output: ContributionToBookAnthology

McAllister, G, McKenna, SJ & Ricketts, IW 2002, 'Hand tracking for behaviour understanding' Image and Vision Computing, vol 20, no. 12, pp. 827-840. DOI: 10.1016/S0262-8856(02)00093-8

Research output: ContributionToJournal

Roberts, TJ, McKenna, SJ & Ricketts, IW 2002, Online appearance learning for 3D articulated human tracking. in I Kasturi, D Laurendeau & C Suen (eds), Proceedings. 16th International Conference on Pattern Recognition 2002.. vol. 1, IEEE Computer Society, California, pp. 424-428, 16th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Quebec, Canada, 11-15 August. DOI: 10.1109/ICPR.2002.1044745

Research output: ContributionToBookAnthology

McAllister, G, McKenna, SJ & Ricketts, IW 2002, MLESAC tracking with 2D revolute-prismatic articulated models. in R Kasturi, D Laurendeau & C Suen (eds), Proceedings. 16th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2002. vol. 2, IEEE Computer Society, California, pp. 725-728, 16th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Quebec, Canada, 11-15 August. DOI: 10.1109/ICPR.2002.1048405

Research output: ContributionToBookAnthology

Morrison, K & McKenna, SJ 2002, 'Automatic visual recognition of gestures made by motor-impaired computer users' Technology and Disability, vol 14, no. 4, pp. 197-203.

Research output: ContributionToJournal

Roberts, TJ, McKenna, SJ & Ricketts, IW 2002, Adaptive Learning of Statistical Appearance Models for 3D Human Tracking. in D Marshall & PL Rosin (eds), Proceedings of The 13th British Machine Vision Conference. BMVA Press, pp. 333-342, 13th British Machine Vision Conference, Cardiff, United Kingdom, 2-5 September. DOI: 10.5244/C.16.31

Research output: ContributionToBookAnthology

McAllister, G, McKenna, SJ & Ricketts, IW 2000, Tracking a driver's hands using computer vision. in Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics. IEEE Computer Society, pp. 1388-1393, 2000 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Nashville, United States, 8-11 October. DOI: 10.1109/ICSMC.2000.886048

Research output: ContributionToBookAnthology

Cairnie, N, Ricketts, IW, McKenna, SJ & McAllister, G 2000, Prototype adaptive finger-pointing interface for operating secondary controls in motor vehicles. in Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics. IEEE Computer Society, pp. 937-942, 2000 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Nashville, United States, 8-11 October. DOI: 10.1109/ICSMC.2000.885970

Research output: ContributionToBookAnthology

McKenna, SJ, Jabri, S, Duric, Z, Rosenfeld, A & Wechsler, H 2000, 'Tracking groups of people' Computer Vision and Image Understanding, vol 80, no. 1, pp. 42-56. DOI: 10.1006/cviu.2000.0870

Research output: ContributionToJournal

Cairnie, N, Ricketts, IW, McKenna, SJ & McAllister, G 2000, Using finger-pointing to operate secondary controls in automobiles. in Proceedings of the IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium 2000. IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 550-555, IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium 2000, Dearborn, MI, United States, 3-5 October. DOI: 10.1109/IVS.2000.898405

Research output: ContributionToBookAnthology

McAllister, G, McKenna, SJ & Ricketts, IW 2000, Towards a non-contact driver-vehicle interface. in 2000 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems proceedings. IEEE, pp. 58-63, Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2000, Dearborn, MI, United States, 1-3 October. DOI: 10.1109/ITSC.2000.881018

Research output: ContributionToBookAnthology

McKenna, SJ, Jabri, S, Duric, Z & Wechsler, H 2000, Tracking interacting people. in Fourth IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition : proceedings. IEEE, Los Alamitos, Calif., pp. 348 - 353, Fourth IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, Grenoble, France, 28-30 March. DOI: 10.1109/AFGR.2000.840658

Research output: ContributionToBookAnthology

Cairnie, N, McAllister, G, Ricketts, IW, McKenna, SJ, Gale, AG, Loker, TW & Selwood, P 2000, A gesture-driven adaptive interface for safer driving. in LF Christie (ed.), Vehicle Electronic Systems 2000: European conference and exhibition: conference proceedings. ERA Report, no. 2000-0225, ERA Technology, Leatherhead, Surrey, pp. 3.4.1-3.4.12, Vehicle Electronic Systems 2000: European conference and exhibition, Stratford-Upon-Avon, United Kingdom, 29-30 June.

Research output: ContributionToBookAnthology

Press

'Young thinker' title for law lecturer Kirsteen

  • Published: 17/11/2011
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A Lecturer in Law at the University of Dundee has been named Scotland and Northern Ireland Young Thinker of the Year for 2011 for her ideas on how to 'rethink the recession'. Kirsteen Shields (28), originally from Glasgow, was awarded the title by the Young Scotland and Northern Ireland Programme, the organisation founded by the journalist Kenneth Roy. Kirsteen's pre…

Young Scientist Award for Dundee medical student

  • Published: 19/09/2013
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A final year medical student from the University of Dundee has received a Young Scientist Award at a prestigious medical conference in recognition of her outstanding work on the impact of antibiotic resistance worldwide and its implications for pneumonia patients. The European Respiratory Society made the award to Catriona Rother (24), originally from Edinburgh, at t…

Yes and No voters more alike than they might think, claims study

  • Published: 25/03/2015
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www.thecourier.co.uk/news/local/dundee/yes-and-no-voters-more-alike-than-they-might-think-claims-study-1.855595

Will the oil price continue to fall?

  • Published: 10/01/2016
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Live interview on RT-TV Current News Today (Russian Television) "Will the oil price continue to fall?"

Will 2013 be seen as the international Year of Water law Cooperation?

  • Published: 02/07/2013
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2013 – the UN Year of Water Cooperation – is a big year for international water law. The UN Watercourses Convention, adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1997, may well enter into force before 2014 – only five additional ratifications are required. In addition, the amendment to the UNECE Helsinki Convention, which would allow non-UNECE States to join, is likely to b…

Why you should make plans for digital death

  • Published: 13/02/2011
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The Sunday Post. Quotes from me appar in the 2/3 page article.

Why has oil gone under $50 per barrel?

  • Published: 21/08/2015
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Live interview on RT-TV Current News Today (Russian Television) "Why has oil gone under $50 per barrel?"  

Why crowds are good for you

  • Published: 18/10/2012
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Participation is important for well-being, according to scientists Being stuck in a crowd of a million people doesn’t sound like much fun, but according to the latest research, being with others - even during difficult conditions - can actually be good for well-being. The study, into the biggest religious festival on earth, the Magh Mela, suggests that participation …

WHO status for dental school unit

  • Published: 01/11/2004
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The Unit of Dental and Oral Health and Health Psychology at the Dental School has been designated a World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Public Health Issues on Congenital Anomalies and Technology Transfer. Professor Peter Mossey, has been appointed Head of the Centre. Since his arrival at the University in 1994, Peter has established a track reco…

What Kids Are Reading 2017

  • Published: 24/02/2017
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This report analyses the book preferences of 850,000 students in primary and secondary schools across the UK. It shows which books are the most poular in each year and any differences by gender. It also shows what books are chosen by able readers and what books by less able readers. It also considers non-fiction reading. It investigates differences betrween the four …

What happens to a couple's digital life after break up?

  • Published: 24/02/2016
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During a romantic relationship, a couple is likely to create, accumulate and share many digital possessions such as videos, photos, chat histories, and shared accounts like Netflix. These digital possessions can cue precious memories, but if the relationship ends these possessions don't just disappear, they need to be dealt with in some way.  

We must not give up on the benefits digital technologies bring to schools

  • Published: 21/04/2017
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Article written in response to piece in The Herald newspaper about Scottish Government's newly formed International Council of Educators cocnern about the neagtibve impact digital technologies was having on young learners in Scottish schools.

WATCH: Stephen Fry congratulates Dundee academics for awards victories

  • Published: 13/01/2017
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https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/dundee/348021/watch-stephen-fry-congratulates-dundee-academics-awards-victories/ by Ciaran Sneddon January 13 2017, 3.25pm Updated: January 13 2017, 12.15pm Stephen Fry said he hopes to visit Dundee this year as he praised university academics for helping transform lives in Scotland and across the world. The writer and broad…

Vitamin D shown not to lower blood pressure in older adults with high blood pressure

  • Published: 12/08/2013
  • Press clipping: Research

Treatment with Vitamin D does not help reduce high blood pressure in older people, a new study from the University of Dundee has shown. Researchers in the School of Medicine examined the effects of Vitamin D supplements provided to patients aged 70 and over who had isolated systolic hypertension - the most common type of high blood pressure among older people. Previo…

Visitors to the Botanic Gardens can also now enjoy a science lesson, thanks to a new genetics garden.

  • Published: 29/10/2013
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Article and photo in The Courier

Viewpoint: A Macroscopic Tractor Beam with Acoustic Waves

  • Published: 30/04/2014
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Among the many examples of how science fiction and fantasy have inspired real science, an interesting one is the “tractor beam,” first conceived by the chemical engineer and writer Edward E. Smith in the 1930s in his novel Spacehounds of IPC. Smith’s hypothetical device was a beam capable of pulling any macroscopic object from a distance. In the case of a light beam,…

UUJ thank Professor

  • Published: 01/09/2014
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RTPI Northern Ireland PlaNIt

Utilización de floúr y decir adiós a los azúcares es el camino contra las caries (Using Fluoride and saying goodbye to sugar to protect against cavities)

  • Published: 09/04/2014
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La odontopediatra y especialista en Cariologia del Reino Unido, doctora Nicola Innes, fue invitada por la Facultad de Odontologia de la Ufro para dictar dos conferencias. (The pediatric dentist and specialist in the UK, Dr Nicola Innes, was invited by the Faculty of Dentistry of UFRO to deliver two lectures.)

Uptake of Smoking During Transition to Adulthood

  • Published: 21/04/2008
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Resaearch to explore the reasons why young people start smoking

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