ERASMUS scholar Konrad Stawiski working at CMIH

Written by Rachel Furner
July 27, 2016

Konrad Stawiski is visiting Cambridge for a 2-month research fellowship at the EPRSC Centre for Mathematics in Healthcare, part of the Centre for Mathematical Sciences at the University of Cambridge. His stay here is funded by the ERASMUS+ scholarship program operated by the European Union.

Whilst here Konrad Stawiski will be working on a project which considers development of real-time TRUS-MRI fusion software. This joint project, working in collaboration with the department of Urology and Radiology at Addenbrooke’s hospital, looks at the procedure used for prostate cancer biopsy.

Konrad Stawiski is a graduate of the Faculty of Medicine at the Medical University of Lodz in Poland. He has recently begun doctoral studies supervised by prof. Wojciech Fendler at the Department of Biostatistics and Translational Medicine at the Medical University of Poland.

Whilst at medical school Konrad Stawiski was numerously awarded for his research, twice receiving the Minister of Science & Higher Education and Minister of Health of the Republic of Poland Scholarship for outstanding achievements, the greatest distinction available to Polish students. He was also awarded with the first degree Marshal Scholarship of the Lodz Voivodeship and achieved distinction in a “Students’ Nobel Prize” nationwide competition.

Konrad Stawiski is currently taking part in many research projects involving clinical medicine, bioinformatics and bioimaging. Konrad’s full CV, including details of his publications, presentations and grant awards can be found online