Whole-head optically-pumped room-temperature magnetoencephalography (OPMEG) (ARC LIEF administered by The University of Melbourne) (2023–2024)

This project aims to set up the first whole-head room-temperature Magnetoencephalography (OP-MEG) imaging facility in the southern hemisphere. This will introduce new capabilities to the Australian human brain imaging community by enabling 1) more ecologically-valid experimentation where participants can freely move, and 2) unprecedented spatio-temporal resolution of non-invasive recordings from deeper brain regions involved in critical brain functions such as learning and memory. This project adds to the already excellent existing capabilities in human brain imaging in Australia bringing novel imaging approaches across interdisciplinary research programs in neuroscience, bioengineering, physics and psychology.
Grant type:
University of Melbourne
Funded by:
The University of Melbourne