Exchange students

Exchange students

– NORPART Project: Ghana-Norway Collaboration in Medical Physics and Radiography Education

12 exchange students (9 Masters and 3 PhD) from Ghana to NTNU for MSc or PhD thesis

MSc thesis

  • Diffusion MRI-weighted in breast cancer
  • Performance evaluation of linac systems
  • Similarities and differences between the procedures used on PET/MR scanners
  • Radiation therapy dosimetry
  • Development of an E-learning course for radiation protection for health professional in Ghana.
  • Verification of patient specific quality assurance of Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT).
  • Computerised tomography protocols optimisation for pediatric head trauma: radiation dose and image quality assessment.
  • Doses to organs at risk for women treated for locally left sided breast cancer; Estimate the total doses, from radiotherapy, fan beam CT (FBCT) for planning, and cone beam CT (CBCT) used for anatomic precision in treatment 
  • Single voxel proton spectroscopy at 7T: Establishment and optimization of protocol.

PhD thesis

  • Development of National indication-based diagnostic reference levels and optimisation methods of CT examinations in Ghana
  • Optimisation of patient radiation dose for digital radiography examinations in Ghana
  • Organ dose estimation of patient in computed tomography examination using computational algorithms