Biomedical Imaging Research Unit
The Biomedical Imaging Research Unit (BIRU) provides research infrastructure and support and is located in the School of Medical Sciences within the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at the Grafton campus.
Read about the facility.
Microscopy and imaging
Find out about our imaging modalities.
See what support equipment is available.
Image processing and analysis
Investigate our software.
View a selection of images from BIRU equipment users.
BIRU image competition
See winning and highly commended entries.
See photos from BIRU events.
Resources and links
Find out about imaging, suppliers, workshops and conferences.
Teaching and learning
Read about courses that our unit is involved in.
Contact individual staff members at our unit.
If you are interested in hearing about imaging seminars and other BIRU activities, join the BIRU mailing list
Annual image competition results - 2016
20 December 2016The award winners for 2016 were announced recently at the end of year Research Celebration on Thursday 8 December. The winner of the confocal microscopy category and overall trophy winner was Himanshu Wadhwa from the Department of Ophthalmology.
2016 BIRU image competition open for entries now...
31 October 2016The competition is now open for entries. As for previous years, the categories are Light Microscopy, Confocal Microscopy, Electron Microscopy and Visualisation and Analysis. Please send your entries to Ratish Kurian at email@example.com The winner of each category will receive a copy of their image at A3 size, printed and mounted on ArtMount. The overall winner will be awarded the BIRU Image Trophy, which they can keep for one year.