man doing scienceA Distinguished Professor from The University of Lincoln has today been recognised for his exceptional contribution to keeping the nation healthy in a list of the Nations Lifesavers.

Professor Nigel Allinson MBE from the School of Engineering has been named amongst the top 100 individuals or groups based in universities whose work is saving lives and making a life-changing difference to our health and wellbeing. The list has been compiled as part of Universities UK’s MadeAtUni campaign, which brings to life the impact of universities on everyday lives.

The £3.25m Optimising Proton Therapy Through Imaging (OPTIma) project, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, uses the same proton beams that are used to treat cancers in a medical imaging system.

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