IAN POTTER FOUNDATION JOHN MONASH SCHOLAR
DPHIL IN ONCOLOGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
Mark has a Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours from The University of Adelaide, focused on high performance computational physics. During his Honours he developed new treatment and imaging algorithms for proton therapy. Mark won a Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Award to undertake an internship at the Queen Mary Hospital (Hong Kong). He has been learning Cantonese and Mandarin, French and Swedish; and plays tennis to a high level. His DPhil at Oxford University aims to develop proton therapy for cancer treatment, to improve effectiveness and reduce damage from radiotherapy, allowing treatment of paediatric, spinal and eye cancers.