How Maths Can Save Your Life

This event has finished Took place on: Tuesday, 17th Oct 2017

Many of us have been in a medical scanner and benefited from its use in medical diagnostics. But how many of us have considered how it works? The maths behind modern medical imaging (showing how CAT, MRI and Ultrasound scanners work) will be explained, showing how mathematics done in 1915 is now saving countless numbers of lives. 

Recent advances in mathematics are leading to much better images for doctors to use for their diagnoses; and similar methods and ideas are used in diverse applications such as remote sensing, oil prospecting, crime detection, studying bees and saving the whales.

No reservations are required for this lecture. It will be run on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.
Doors will open 30 minutes before the start of the lecture.

Cost: Free of Charge


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Europe/London How Maths Can Save Your Life Many of us have been in a medical scanner and benefited from its use in medical diagnostics. But how many of us have considered how it works? https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2017/10/17/how-maths-can-save-your-life-152932 Museum of London,150 London Wall, London,London,London

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