Author | Hans Ringertz, MD, PhD

Articles

The ISR presidential pen writes, and having writ, moves on

June 06, 2010

After 12 years on the board of the International Society of Radiology (ISR), it is with complex feelings I have entered the last stage as the organization’s immediate past president. On one hand, it is relaxing to know that new and powerful forces have taken over. On the other, it is a little bit sad to know that there was a lot left to do, issues that I should have fixed-or at least tackled to start a resolving process.

Deadline looms for new proposals

April 01, 2007

The deadline for proposals for the new EU R&D framework program for 2007 to 2013 (FP7) is 8 May 2007.

Success in research funding requires savvy approach

April 01, 2007

Many European academic radiologists and radiological institutions express interest in receiving grants from the European Union. Radiology has historically enjoyed a good share of R&D funding from the EU's framework programs.

Consider ergonomics or incur hidden costs

December 01, 2006

The move from hard-copy to soft-copy reading has been accompanied by widespread discussion about ergonomics. Yet nearly all of the digital radiology reading rooms that I visited last year were breaking one or more fundamental rules regarding prolonged work in front of computer screens