Surfing the World Wide Web of Biophysics
Part of the Biophysics For Dummies Cheat Sheet
You can find many biophysics websites on the Internet, with many of them focused on specific areas of biophysics. A few websites to visit initially in your search are the following:
The Biophysical Society: This website has a career section, a job board, and links to the society’s journals and other useful information about biophysics and what biophysics is all about.
Physics Societies/Associations: Many countries have a physics society or association. These organizations usually have divisions in biophysics, medical physics, and health physics. For example, the American Physical Society has a Division of Biological Physics.
The Health Physics Society: Health physics deals with radiation safety and protection. This website has a career section, a job section, and links to relevant journals, information about radiation, and other useful news related to health physics and what health physics is all about.
The International Organization for Medical Physics: This website has a news section, a career section, a job section, and lots of relevant information.
The American Association of Physicists in Medicine: This website has a news section, a career section, a job section, links to relevant journals, and other useful information relevant to medical physics and what medical physics is all about.
You can find additional links on The American Association of Physicists in Medicine website. This site has links to many international websites for fields related to medical physics.
The American College of Radiology: This website has a section on medical physics.
The International Commission on Radiological Protection: This website is helpful for obtaining the current protection standards and guidelines for radiological protection.