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Sarah's current research interests include intraoperative imaging, preclinical imaging techniques, semiconductor detectors for medical imaging and environmental monitoring.

Dr Sarah Bugby completed her PhD in 2015 at the Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Leicester. Sarah then spent several years as a postdoctoral researcher, focusing on portable medical gamma imaging, detection of dual gamma-NIR tracers for cancer imaging and XRF imaging. Over this time, she has been able to take a new medical imaging device from bench testing to clinical pilot studies and now to commercial development. In 2018, Sarah became an STFC Innovation fellow within the Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Leicester with a remit to translate core STFC-funded research in detectors and imaging systems to interdisciplinary areas. She is an elected member of the IOP Medical Physics Group committee.