Structure and Policies
is the European
Forum for Magnetic Resonance in Research and Clinical Application. It
is the oldest interdisciplinary scientific institution in Europe devoted
to medical and biological magnetic resonance, bridging the gap between
the exact sciences and medicine. After the incorporation into TRTF in
organization announced the adoption of a new structure and mission strategy.
As a chapter of
TRTF, The Round Table Foundation, the Forum will reorganize its activities
and extend its teaching program to the internet. Its membership arm
ESMR will also expand, and its European Magnetic Resonance Award
will merge into the Pro Academia Prize.
EMRF's status as
an independent institution will remained untouched.
were announced by TRTF recently. The changes will be put in place step-by-step.
Pro Academia Prize
Pro Academia Prize 2013 was presented at a special ceremony in
Valencia, Spain, on 13 February 2013.
recipients in 2013 were Luis Martí-Bonmatí of Valencia,
Spain, as the hub of an academic network including the following group
leaders representing their respective groups: Ángel Alberich
Bayarri, Bonaventura Casanova i Estruch, Bernardo Celda, Julio Doménech,
Marien Gadea Doménech, Daniel García Párraga, Fernando
Gómez, Vicente Hernández, María de la Iglesia,
Antonio Pellicer, Montse Robles, and Julio Sanjuán.
of the work was connected to magnetic resonance imaging and its applications
in different bio-medical and scientific disciplines. A follow-up of
the European Magnetic Resonance Award can be found here.
details about the recipients of this year's Pro Academia Prize are available
Prize ceremony in Valencia.
e-Teaching. At its annual meeting, the Council of The Round Table
Foundation has decided to intensify its "Virtual Campus Initiative"
by introducing on-line group courses for scientific English.
will be arranged on a VLE (virtual learning platform), a virtual classroom
where participants can see and talk to the teacher and their fellow
students. The first intermediate level course will start in the winter
Textbook on the Web.
The e-Learning website Magnetic
has become a tremendous success. It
is a web-based complete, independent and free basic magnetic
resonance textbook, to look up specific questions or to learn the fundamentals
step-by-step. It includes a glossary and a list of acronyms. The
seventh revised and updated edition will be released in November 2013
in English and Spanish. It marks the 30th anniversary of this
standard textbook. ...more
from the President
President of TRTF, Peter A. Rinck, summarizes the main program features
of the Foundation after this year's annual Council Meeting. ...more
Glance at the Archives
Some topics of interest from the past from the TRTF and EMRF archives:
awards, publications, people connected to the Foundation. ...more
an overview of the publicly accessible events and conferences planned
by all Chapters of TRTF in the coming months.