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Professor Andrew Boston PhD, BSc(hons)

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    Research

    Research Interest 1

    Nuclear Structure Physics
    Nuclear Medical Imaging/Nuclear Imaging

    Research Group Membership

    Research Grants

    ENSAR2 - European Nuclear Science and Application Research 2

    EUROPEAN COMMISSION

    March 2016 - August 2021

    A three-dimensional integrated gamma-ray and vision system

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    July 2016 - January 2020

    Nuclear Physics Consolidated Grant

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    October 2017 - March 2022

    Capital Equipment 2018

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    October 2018 - March 2019

    Sub pixel resolution in Cadmium Zinc Telluride detectors for Low Dose Molecular Breast Imaging

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    March 2020 - October 2020

    Imaging of prompt gamma emissions during proton cancer therapy for geometric and dosimetric verification

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    September 2015 - August 2017

    Lifetimes of the TSD candidate bands in 157,158Er at ultra high spin

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    January 2009 - February 2009

    AGATA the ultimate gamma-ray spectrometer.

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    April 2004 - March 2008

    Study of two-photon emission in 72Ge.

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    September 2004 - February 2005

    DTI TP: Portable gamma-ray spectrometer (DTI ref 10218).

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    September 2005 - February 2009

    Gamma-KEV: Imaging the invisible

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    November 2008 - October 2011

    Trapped antihydrogen - towards spectroscopy.

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    March 2006 - February 2010

    AGATA - The Ultimate Gamma-ray spectrometer

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    March 2009 - October 2012

    Nuclear Structure and Astrophysics Using (d,p) with n-rich Na Isotopes using the TIGRESS and SHARC arrays at TRIUMF

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    July 2009 - September 2009

    Nuclear Physics Consolidated Grant

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    August 2014 - December 2018

    A centre for Advanced Digital Radiometric Instrumentation for Applied Nuclear Activities (ADRIANA)

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    February 2014 - July 2014

    PROSPECTUS

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    August 2009 - January 2012

    Nuclear structure at the proton drip line and at ultra high spin

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    October 2007 - September 2009

    KEL09/08 - Improved sensor systems for medical imaging

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    December 2009 - February 2011

    In vivo imaging technologies to assess the efficacy and safety of RMTs

    MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (MRC)

    October 2013 - March 2015

    European nuclear structure integrated infrastructure initiative (EURONS).

    EUROPEAN COMMISSION

    January 2005 - December 2008

    KEL09/10 - A gamma camera imaging system for radioactive materials

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    April 2010 - June 2011

    Nuclear Physics Rolling Grant

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    August 2008 - August 2011

    Advanced Compton-geometry gamma radiation imaging for radionuclide measurement in soils and geomaterials

    NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

    March 2014 - June 2015

    Imaging and Detection of Radioactive Material - Portable Gamma Ray Imaging Spectrometer (PGRIS)

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    August 2013 - July 2015

    Consolidated nuclear physics grant 2011

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    August 2011 - July 2015

    Improvement of the performance of germanium detectors using pulse shape analysis

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    May 2014 - August 2017

    Liverpool STFC IPS Fellowship

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    October 2012 - April 2017

    Improvement of the sensitivity of germanium detectors for radioactive waste assay

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    October 2012 - December 2013

    Exploring the limits of nuclear existence for heavy proton-rich nuclei

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    December 2009 - May 2013

    Detection of explosive substances by tomographic inspection using neutron and gamma-ray spectroscopy (DISTINGUISH).

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    January 2006 - July 2009

    Nuclear structure and astrophysics using (d,p) with Na isotopes using the TIGRESS and SHARC arrays at TRIUMF

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    June 2010 - September 2010

    Nuclear Physics Rolling Grants 2013 (equipment bid)

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    January 2014 - March 2014

    DSAM Lifetimes of the SD and TSD bands in 154Er at ultra high spin

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    September 2009 - November 2009

    Studies of neutron-deficient nuclei utilising the EXOGAM gamma-ray spectrometer.

    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL (STFC)

    October 2004 - September 2007