Education & Training

NBIPI has trained > 50 PhD graduates directly funded by the platform since 2008 plus 60 postodctoral researchers. They are the next generation of multidisciplinary imaging scientists and have links with laboratories all over Europe and with Canadian, U.S. and Russian partners.

NBIPI education modules cover a broad spectrum of topics from microscopy to image processing. These modules are used in national education programmes including:
BioInnovate Ireland
MSc in Biomedical Science, NUIG
BioAT structured PhD Programme, DCU 
Biomedical Engineering and Regenerative Medicine structured PhD Programme, NUIG.

Our goals:

  • To develop materials for computer-assisted teaching and learning post-graduate curriculum
  • To assist in co-ordination of marketing of post-graduate programmes developed by the partnership
  • To identify new opportunities for distance learning in postgraduate programmes
  • To identify new opportunities for co-ordination and integration of educational programmes

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Note: To access full module 
content please register 
with NBIP Ireland


Module Categories Offered:

Image Processing

Biological Imaging

Biological Imaging 

Light Microscopy

Electron Microscopy
and Systems in Biology

Topics on Photonics



Educational & Training Programme Director:

Prof. Peter Dockery, NUI Galway (Tel: 091-492784
Email: )

Education & Training Coordinator:

Dr. Peter Owens, NUI Galway. (Tel: 091-494036
Email: )


NBIP Ireland Research Office 121 St Stephens Green Dublin 2 Ireland +353 1 402 8651