Medical Group AGM RPS/IMI Event: 'Much larger than life' lecture by Spike walker ASIS FRPS.

22 January 2018

SIG: Medical

Photos: Angelos Rantis (Moorfield Eye Hospital, London).

Medical Group AGM

RPS/IMI Event: 'Much larger than life' lecture by Spike walker ASIS FRPS.

The meeting, RPS Medical Group AGM and RPS/IMI lecture by Spike Walker,  was held at the Gordon Museum of Pathology, Guy's Hospital London. About 30 people, members of the RPS and IMI, attended this meeting.
 

Spike is an Accredited Senior imaging Scientist and a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society. He is a multi award winning photomicrographer who has won the Wellcome Trust Bio-Medical awards several times.

Spike looked back over a period of almost 75 years during which he has attempted to record as many as possible of the colours and forms offered by the ‘microworld'.

His presentation was very interesting regarding the use of various microscopes and techniques using different lighting techniques with polarising filters. He showed many interesting examples which were very inspiring and informative. Many thanks to Spike Walker for an excellent lecture.

Several awards were presented by the Chairman of the Medical Group.

Chairman's award was given to Bill Edwards (The Gordon Museum of Pathology, Guy's Hospital London)

The chairman presented the ASIS FRPS certificates to Mr Vasilios Papastefanou.

Bob Tapper ASIS FRPS was presented with his certificate as the Honorary member of the Medical Group.

Hoosain Ebrahim ASIS FRPS was presented with long service award having been a South African corresponding member of the Medical Group Committee for four years.

L-R Julia Kepinska (IMI Rep), Bob Tapper (Medical Group Secretary), Dr Juliet Chenery-Robson (Medical Group Treasurer), Professor Afzal Ansary (Medical Group Chairman), Spike Walker (Speaker), David Bishop (Medical Group Committee Member), Hoosain Ebrahim (Corresponding Committee Member-South Africa).

The meeting ended by the chairman thanking the Medical Group Committee members, Julia Kepinska (IMI Rep), Bill Edwards (Gorden Museum ), Angelos Rantis (Moorfield Eye Hospital) and all those who helped and supported the meeting.