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Birkbeck-UCL Centre for Neuroimaging 26 Bedford Way, London, WC1H 0AP, UK, +44 (0)20 7679 5475

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Policy Document

Safety, operator, and general policies are covered in the Safety Guidelines and Code of Practice document, available below.

BUCNI Manual

Neuroimaging Proposal Form

All research projects must first be approved by the steering committee, which meets once every month. Please send completed proposal forms and slides to Mike Scopa ( by Friday evening of the week before the presentation date.

Proposal Form

Ethics Forms

All projects MUST have ethics approval documented before scanning hours will be released on the web scheduler. For healthy adult subjects, investigators can submit applications to the intradepartmental Ethics coordinator, Essi Viding. An ethics packet (zipped archive) is available here. For paediatric or clinical participants, separate Ethics cover must be obtained from the relevant board.

Applications with an electronic signature of the PI (all in doc format please) should be e-mailed to Essi Viding ( All applications should include the data protection number, and a pdf copy of the risk assessment form signed by all researchers, as well as all standard scanning documents. These forms can be submitted at any time. It may take up to four weeks to have your application reviewed, please make sure that you submit your application in good time and do not chase it up unnecessarily.

BUCNI Ethics

Operator Forms

Avanto Forms

Prisma Forms

1.5T Operator Checklist

3T Operator Checklist

1.5T Prescreening Form

3T Prescreening Form

1.5T Child Prescreening Form

3T Child Prescreening Form

1.5T Implant Medical Screening

3T Implant Medical Screening

Nerve Stimulation Form