Professor Malcolm Joyce BSc PhD DEng CEng

Professor & Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award Holder

Research Interests

Malcolm Joyce holds a Personal Chair in Nuclear Engineering at Lancaster University and was Head of Department from 2008-2015. His industrial experience includes Smith System Engineering Ltd., BNFL plc. and most recently as Technical Director of Hybrid Instruments Ltd. He is Principal Investigator on EPSRC grants EP/N017749/1 'Technology development to evaluate dose rate distribution in PCV and to search for fuel debris submerged in water', EP/M02489X/1 'Imaging and location of fast neutron emissions by real-time time-of-flight' and EP/P008062/1 'Digital fast neutron assay of uranium'. He is Co-investigator on EP/P018505/1 'TORONE - TOtal characterisation for Remote Observation in Nuuclear Environments and EP/P013600/1 'JUNO: A Network for Japan - UK Nuclear Opportunities'. His research group currently comprises 5 post-doctoral research associates and 6 research students.

His area of research interest is in Nuclear Engineering including nuclear safeguards instrumentation, portable neutron spectrometry,decommissioning-related analytical methods, nuclear policy and environmental consequences, medical radiotherapy & radiation effects. He is author on > 140 refereed journal articles and has specialised over the last 10 years in the field of digital mixed-field radiation assay with fast, organic liquid scintillation detectors. Prior to this he spent four years in research in industry and has a h-index of 26. An impact case study based on Professor Joyce's research submitted to the 2014 Research Excellent Framework was assessed as being of 4* quality.

Professor Joyce has supervised 17 PhD students to completion since 2003. He was the Scientific Chair of the Nuclear Institute's International Conference on Control & Instrumentation for Nuclear Installations (September 2011). He is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Nuclear Institute. He is Editor on the Elsevier journal Progress in Nuclear Energy and Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. He led the team in 2010 that researched and wrote the Nuclear Lessons Learned report, on behalf of the Royal Academy of Engineering and Engineering the Future, which was commended by the Minister of State for Energy, HMG Chief Scientist and Lord Browne.

In October 2012, the degree of Doctor of Engineering (DEng) was conferred upon Malcolm in recognition of his contribution to the field of Fast Neutron Digitization and Related Analytical Methods. He was a member of the UK Government's Nuclear Industry Research Advisory Board (NIRAB), and elected member of the IEEE Radiation Instrumentation Steering Committee (RISC) and deputy chair of the steering committee of the National Nuclear Users' Facility (NNUF). In 2014 he and his team were awarded the James Watt medal by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) for best paper in the journal Proc. ICE (Energy) for research on the depth profiling of radioactive contamination in concrete. In 2016 he was awarded a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award. In 2017 he completed a textbook: 'Nuclear Engineering: A Conceptual Guide to Nuclear Power', published by Butterworth-Heinemann, 420 pp.

On the design of a remotely-deployed detection system for reactor assessment at Fukushima Daiichi
Jones, A.R., Griffiths, A., Joyce, M.J., Lennox, B., Watson, S., Katakura, J., Okumura, K., Kim, K., Katoh, M., Nishimura, K., Sawada, K. 19/10/2017 In: Nuclear Science Symposium, Medical Imaging Conference and Room-Temperature Semiconductor Detector Workshop (NSS/MIC/RTSD), 2016. IEEE 4 p. ISBN: 9781509016433. Electronic ISBN: 9781509016426.
Conference contribution

Remediation of 137Cs Contaminated Concrete Using Electrokinetic Phenomena and Ionic Salt Washes in Nuclear Energy Contexts
Parker, A.J., Joyce, M.J., Boxall, C. 15/10/2017 In: Journal of Hazardous Materials. 340, p. 454-462. 9 p.
Journal article

Automated Response Matching for Organic Scintillation Detector Arrays
Aspinall, M., Joyce, M., Cave, F., Plenteda, R., Tomanin, A. 21/07/2017 In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 861, p. 46-54. 9 p.
Journal article

Imaging of Fast Neutrons and Gamma Rays from 252Cf in a Heavily Shielded Environment
Beaumont, J.S., Shippen, B.A., Mellor, M.P., Joyce, M.J. 1/03/2017 In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 847, p. 77-85. 9 p.
Journal article

Real-time capabilities of a digital analyzer for mixed-field assay using scintillation detectors
Aspinall, M., Joyce, M.J., Lavietes, A., Plenteda, R., Cave, F.D., Parker, H.M., Jones, A.R., Astromskas, V. 03/2017 In: IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. 64, 3, p. 945-950. 6 p.
Journal article

The angular dependence of pulse shape discrimination and detection sensitivity in cylindrical and cubic EJ-309 organic liquid scintillators
Jones, A.R., Joyce, M.J. 17/01/2017 In: Journal of Instrumentation. 12, 15 p.
Journal article

Active fast neutron singles assay of 235U enrichment in small samples of triuranium octoxide
Parker, H.M., Aspinall, M., Couture, A., Cave, F.D., Orr, C., Swinson, D., Joyce, M.J. 11/2016 In: Progress in Nuclear Energy. 93, p. 59-66. 8 p.
Journal article

Reducing sensor complexity for monitoring wind turbine performance using principal component analysis
Wang, Y., Ma, X., Joyce, M.J. 11/2016 In: Renewable Energy. 97, p. 444–456. 13 p.
Journal article

Fast neutron tomography with real-time pulse-shape discrimination in organic scintillation detectors
Joyce, M.J., Agar, S., Aspinall, M., Beaumont, J., Colley, E., Colling, M., Dykes, J.A., Kardasopoulos, P., Mitton, K. 21/10/2016 In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 834, p. 36-45. 10 p.
Journal article

Portable, fast-neutron tomography with an isotopic source and organic scintillation detectors
Joyce, M.J., Agar, S., Aspinall, M.D., Colley, E., Colling, M., Dykes, J., Kardasopoulos, P., Mitton, K. 3/10/2016 In: 2015 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, NSS/MIC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2 p. ISBN: 9781467398633. Electronic ISBN: 9781467398626.
Conference contribution

Radiation hardness testing of an organic liquid scintillator detector for use in high dose rate accident response scenarios
Jones, A.R., Joyce, M.J., Griffiths, A., Lennox, B., Potts, D., Watson, S., Katakura, J., Okumura, K., Kim, K., Katoh, M., Nishimura, K., Sawada, K. 3/10/2016 In: Proceedings of Hotlab 2016. SCK.CEN 4 p.
Conference contribution

Neutronics analysis for integration of ITER diagnostics port EP10
Colling, B., Eade, T., Joyce, M.J., Pampin, R., Seyvet, F., Turner, A., Udintsev, V. 28/01/2016 In: Fusion Engineering and Design.
Journal article

Radiometric detection of non-radioactive caesium flux using displaced naturally abundant potassium
Parker, A.J., Joyce, M.J., Boxall, C. 01/2016 In: Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 307, 1, p. 769-776. 8 p.
Journal article

The use of ionising radiation to image nuclear fuel: a review
Parker, H., Joyce, M. 11/2015 In: Progress in Nuclear Energy. 85, p. 297-318. 22 p.
Journal article

Neutron/gamma pulse shape discrimination in EJ-299-34 at high flux
Payne, C., Sellin, P., Ellis, M., Duroe, K., Jones, A.R., Joyce, M.J., Randall, G., Speller, R. 31/10/2015 In: 2015 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (NSS/MIC). IEEE p. 1-5. 5 p. ISBN: 9781467398633. Electronic ISBN: 9781467398626.
Conference contribution

RadICAL Stack: a localisation method for dynamic gamma/neutron fields
Randall, G., Ellis, M., Duroe, K., Jones, A.R., Joyce, M.J., Payne, C., Sellin, P., Speller, R. 31/10/2015 In: 2015 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (NSS/MIC). IEEE p. 1-4. 4 p. ISBN: 9781467398633. Electronic ISBN: 9781467398626.
Conference contribution

High-intensity power-resolved radiation imaging of an operational nuclear reactor
Beaumont, J., Villa, M., Mellor, M., Joyce, M.J. 9/10/2015 In: Nature Communications. 6, 8592, 6 p.
Journal article

Counting neutrons from the spontaneous fission of 238-U using scintillation detectors and mixed field analysers
Parker, H., Joyce, M., Jones, A.R. 22/05/2015
Conference paper

Characterisation of the TRIUMF neutron facility using a Monte Carlo simulation code
Monk, S., Abram, T., Joyce, M. 2015 In: Radiation Protection Dosimetry. 164, 3, p. 228-238. 11 p.
Journal article

Imaging of primary and secondary radiation - modelling and experimental results of a radioactive source and a water phantom
Gamage, K., Taylor, G., Joyce, M. 1/11/2014 In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 763, p. 412-416. 5 p.
Journal article

Performance characteristics of a polyethylene collimator with an EJ-426 detector in neutron source localisation
Gamage, K., Crompton, A., Joyce, M. 11/08/2014 In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 755, p. 1-5. 5 p.
Journal article

A 16-channel real-time digital processor for pulse-shape discrimination in multiplicity assay
Joyce, M., Aspinall, M., Cave, F., Lavietes, A. 08/2014 In: IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. 61, 4, p. 2222-2227. 6 p.
Journal article

Real-time, fast neutron coincidence assay of plutonium with a 4-channel multiplexed analyzer and organic scintillators
Joyce, M., Gamage, K., Aspinall, M., Cave, F., Lavietes, A. 06/2014 In: IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. 61, 3 , p. 1340-1348. 9 p.
Journal article

A radioanalytical phantom for assessing the efficacy of electrokinetic decontamination of entrained radioactivity within concrete media
Parker, A.J., Joyce, M., Boxall, C. 05/2014 In: Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 300, 2, p. 769-777. 9 p.
Journal article

Digital fast neutron radiography of rebar in concrete
Mitton, K., Jones, A.R., Joyce, M. 2014
Conference paper

Sector-shaped fast organic liquid scintillation detectors based neutron coincidence counter
Gamage, K., Joyce, M., Cave, F. 2014 In: Applied Radiation and Isotopes. 92, p. 1-5.
Journal article

A method for the replacement of 137Cs with 40K as a non-hazardous radioactive tracer for open-source decommissioning research applications
Parker, A.J., Boxall, C., Joyce, M. 11/2013 In: Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 298, 2, p. 797-802. 6 p.
Journal article

Mixed field imaging with a slot collimator
Beaumont, J., Mellor, M., Joyce, M. 10/2013 In: Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (NSS/MIC), 2013 IEEE. IEEE 7 p.
Paper

Pulse-shape discrimination in organic scintillators using the rising edge
Jones, A.R., Joyce, M. 10/2013 In: Advancements in Nuclear Instrumentation Measurement Methods and their Applications (ANIMMA), 2013 3rd International Conference on. Piscataway, N.J. : IEEE p. 1-3. 3 p. ISBN: 9781479910465.
Conference contribution

Real-time measurements of production uranium fuel assemblies using a liquid scintillator-based active interrogation neutron detection system
Lavietes, A., Joyce, M., Plentada, R., Mascarenhas, M., Cronholm, M., Aspinall, M., Cave, F., Tomanin, A., Peerani, P. 10/2013
Conference paper

A thalium-doped sodium iodide well counter for radioactive tracer applications with naturally-abundant 40K
Parker, A.J., Boxall, C., Joyce, M., Schotanus, P. 11/09/2013 In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 722, p. 5-10. 6 p.
Journal article

An electrochemical method for the production of graphite oxide
Parker, A.J., Dickinson, J., Boxall, C., Joyce, M. 09/2013 In: ECS Transactions. 53, 14, p. 23-32. 10 p.
Journal article

A computer-controlled dynamic phantom for respiratory-gated medical radiotherapy research
Bandala Sánchez, M., Joyce, M. 07/2013 In: IEICE Transactions on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences . E96-A, 7, p. 1609-1616. 8 p.
Journal article

A 16-channel real-time digital processor for pulse-shape discrimination in multiplicity assay
Joyce, M., Aspinall, M., Cave, F., Lavietes, A. 06/2013 In: Advancements in Nuclear Instrumentation Measurement Methods and their Applications (ANIMMA), 2013 3rd International Conference on. Piscataway, N.J. : IEEE p. 1-5. 5 p.
Paper

Finding the depth of radioactivity in construction materials
Joyce, M., Adams, J., Heathcote, J.A., Mellor, M. 03/2013 In: Proceedings of the ICE - Energy. 166, 2, p. 67-73. 7 p.
Journal article

The IAEA workshop on requirements and potential technologies for replacement of 3He detectors in IAEA safeguards applications
Gavron, V., Henzlova, D., Joyce, M., Kouzes, R.T., Lavietes, A.D., Menlove, H., Pickrell, M.M. 1/01/2013 In: Journal of Nuclear Materials Management. 41, 2, p. 14-29. 16 p.
Journal article

A Monte Carlo model for neutron coincidence counting with fast organic liquid scintillation detectors
Gamage, K., Joyce, M., Cave, F. 2013
Conference paper

Development of a liquid scintillator–based active interrogation system for LEU fuel assemblies
Lavietes, A., Plentada, R., Mascarenhas, N., Cronholm, L.M., Aspinall, M., Joyce, M., Tomanin, A., Peerani, P. 2013 In: Advancements in Nuclear Instrumentation Measurement Methods and their Applications (ANIMMA), 2013 3rd International Conference on. Piscataway, N.J. : IEEE p. 1-4. 4 p.
Paper

Enhancing condition monitoring of distributed generation systems through optimal sensor selection
Wang, Y., Ma, X., Joyce, M. 2013 In: Industrial Electronics Society, IECON 2013 - 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE. Piscataway, N.J. : IEEE p. 7610-7616. 7 p.
Paper

Estimation of the contribution of primary and secondary radiation to a pinhole volume from a water phantom
Gamage, K., Taylor, G., Joyce, M. 2013
Conference paper

Fast neutron multiplicity assay
Joyce, M. 2013 In: Nuclear Future. 9, p. 43-46. 4 p.
Journal article

Investigation of three-dimensional localisation of radioactive sources using a fast organic liquid scintillator detector
Gamage, K., Joyce, M., Taylor, G. 2013 In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 707, p. 123-126. 4 p.
Journal article

Location and identification of neutron sources using fast organic liquid scintillator detector
Gamage, K., Joyce, M., Taylor, G. 2013
Conference paper

On the design and test of a neutron collimator for real-time neutron imaging in the MeV range
Beaumont, J., Colling, B., Mellor, M., Joyce, M. 2013 In: Advancements in Nuclear Instrumentation Measurement Methods and their Applications (ANIMMA), 2013 3rd International Conference on. Piscataway, N.J. : IEEE p. 1-8. 8 p. ISBN: 9781479910465.
Conference contribution

A NaI(Tl) scintillator for in situ environmental studies and laboratory detection measurements of aqueous potassium chloride
Parker, A.J., Boxall, C., Joyce, M., Schotanus, P. 12/2012 In: IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference. IEEE p. 38-43. 6 p.
Paper

Development of a Mixed Field Analyser for Real-Time Scintillator-Based Fast Neutron Measurements
Joyce, M., Aspinall, M., Cave, F. 12/2012 UK A01887 ed. Department for Energy and Climate Change. 30 p.
Commissioned report

A 4-channel Multiplex Analyzer for Real-time, Parallel Processing of Fast Scintillators
Joyce, M., Gamage, K., Aspinall, M., Cave, F.D., Lavietes, A. 10/2012
Conference paper

Investigation of three-dimensional localisation of neutron sources using parallel axis imaging
Gamage, K., Joyce, M., Taylor, G. 10/2012
Conference paper

A method for the replacement of 137Cs with 40K for open-source ion exchange research applications in hot cells,
Parker, A.J., Joyce, M., Boxall, C. 27/09/2012
Conference paper

Optimal sensor selection for wind turbine condition monitoring using multivariate principal component analysis approach
Wang, Y., Ma, X., Joyce, M. 09/2012
Conference paper

A comparison of collimator geometries for imaging mixed radiation fields with fast liquid organic scintillators
Gamage, K., Joyce, M., Taylor, G. 08/2012 In: IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. 59, 4, p. 1432-1437. 6 p.
Journal article

The Advancement of a Technique Using Principal Component Analysis for the Non-Intrusive Depth Profiling of Radioactive Contamination
Adams, J., Joyce, M., Mellor, M. 08/2012 In: IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. 59, 4, p. 1448-1452. 5 p.
Journal article

A digital approach to neutron-gamma imaging with a narrow tungsten collimator aperture and a fast organic liquid scintillator detector
Gamage, K., Joyce, M., Taylor, G. 07/2012 In: Applied Radiation and Isotopes. 70, 7, p. 1223-1227. 5 p.
Journal article

Depth profiling 137Cs and 60Co non-intrusively for a suite of industrial shielding materials and at depths beyond 50mm
Adams, J., Joyce, M., Mellor, M. 07/2012 In: Applied Radiation and Isotopes. 70, 7, p. 1150–1153. 4 p.
Journal article

Photon radiation testing of commercially available off-the-shelf microcontroller devices
Bandala Sánchez, M., Joyce, M. 10/03/2012 In: IEICE Electronics Express. 9, 5, 6 p.
Letter

A GPGPU accelerated compressed sensing with tight wavelet frame transform technique for MR imaging reconstruction
Hu, B., Ma, X., Joyce, M., Glover, P., Naleem, B. 2012 In: Imaging Systems and Techniques (IST), 2012 IEEE International Conference on. IEEE p. 121-125. 5 p.
Paper

Liquid scintillator-based neutron detector development
Lavietes, A., Plenteda, R., Mascarenhas, N., Cronholm, L.M., Aspinall, M., Joyce, M., Tomanin, A., Peerani, P. 2012 In: 2012 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference Record, NSS/MIC 2012. IEEE p. 230-244. 15 p. ISBN: 9781467320283. Electronic ISBN: 9781467320306.
Conference contribution

Real-time digital pulse-shape discrimination in non-hazardous fast liquid scintillation detectors: prospects for safety and security
Joyce, M., Aspinall, M., Cave, F., Lavietes, A. 2012 In: IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. 59, 4, p. 1245-1251. 7 p.
Journal article

Real-time, digital imaging of neutrons and gamma rays with a fast liquid scintillation detector
Joyce, M., Akurugoda Gamage, K. 5/10/2011
Conference paper

A comparison of four different digital algorithms for pulse-shape discrimination in fast scintillators.
Gamage, K., Joyce, M., Hawkes, N.P. 21/06/2011 In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 642, 1, p. 78-83. 6 p.
Journal article

Combined digital imaging of mixed-field radioactivity with a single detector.
Gamage, K., Joyce, M.J., Adams, J. 11/04/2011 In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 635, 1, p. 74-77. 4 p.
Journal article

A comparison of collimator geometries for imaging mixed radiation fields with fast liquid organic scintillators
Akurugoda Gamage, K., Joyce, M. 2011
Conference paper

An analytical approach to gamma-ray self-shielding effects for radioactive bodies encountered nuclear decommissioning scenarios
Akurugoda Gamage, K., Joyce, M. 2011 In: Applied Radiation and Isotopes. 69, 10, p. 1521-1532. 11 p.
Journal article

Depth profiling with Principle component Analysis in a variety of contrasting media
Adams, J., Joyce, M., Mellor, M. 2011
Conference paper

Digital approaches to neutron-gamma imaging with a narrow tungsten collimator aperture and a fast organic liquid scintillator
Akurugoda Gamage, K., Joyce, M., Taylor, G. 2011
Conference paper

Extension of the Linear Depth Attenuation Method for the Radioactivity Depth Analysis Tool (RADPAT)
Shippen, A., Joyce, M. 2011 In: IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. 58, 3, p. 1145-1150. 6 p.
Journal article

Lessons learnt from recent nuclear build projects
Garnsey, R., Nickson, I., Joyce, M. 2011 In: Proceedings of the ICE - Energy. 164, 2, p. 57-70. 14 p.
Journal article

Liquid scintillator neutron detection for real-time nuclear material assay
Lavietes, A., Pickrell, M., Plentada, R., Mascarenhas, M., Liguori, C., Aspinall, M., Joyce, M. 2011
Conference paper

Real-time digital imaging of neutrons and gamma rays with a fast liquid scintillator detector
Gamage, K., Joyce, M. 2011
Speech

Real-time digital pulse-shape discrimination in non-hazardous fast liquid scintillation detectors: prospects for safety and security
Joyce, M., Aspinall, M. 2011
Conference paper

The advancement of a technique using principal component analysis for the non-intrusive depth profiling of radioactive contamination
Adams, J., Mellor, M., Joyce, M. 2011
Conference paper

The design and calibration of a phantom for depth profiling measurements of entrained radioactivity in silica-based media
Shippen, A., Joyce, M. 2011 In: Nuclear Engineering and Design. 241, 2, p. 526-532. 7 p.
Journal article

The determination of the depth of localised radioactive contamination by 137Cs and 60Co in sand with principal component analysis
Adams, J., Mellor, M., Joyce, M. 2011 In: Environmental Science and Technology. 45, 19, p. 8262-8267. 6 p.
Journal article

Improvements in and relating to gamma ray and neutron detection.
Gamage, K., Joyce, M.J. 11/11/2010
Patent

The Design, Build and Test of a Digital Analyzer for Mixed Radiation Fields.
Joyce, M.J., Aspinall, M., Cave, F.D., Georgopoulos, K., Jarrah, Z. 14/10/2010 In: IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. 57, 5, p. 2625-2630. 6 p.
Journal article

A Wavelet Packet Transform Inspired Method of Neutron-Gamma Discrimination.
Shippen, D.I., Joyce, M.J., Aspinall, M. 10/2010 In: IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. 57, 5, p. 2617-2624. 8 p.
Journal article

The Fender Stratocaster electric guitar: a case study for both non-transferable and transferable skills learning in a generalist electronic engineering cohort
Joyce, M. 08/2010 In: IEEE Transactions on Education. 53, 3, p. 397-404. 8 p.
Journal article

A digital method for the discrimination of neutrons and γ rays with organic scintillation detectors using frequency gradient analysis.
Liu, G., Joyce, M.J., Ma, X., Aspinall, M. 06/2010 In: IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. 57, 3, p. 1682 -1691.
Journal article

Profiling the depth of caesium-137 contamination in concrete via a relative linear attenuation model.
Shippen, A., Joyce, M.J. 03/2010 In: Applied Radiation and Isotopes. 68, 4-5, p. 631-634. 4 p.
Journal article

A phantom for research studies of radiologically-contaminated land.
Adams, J.C., Joyce, M.J., Mellor, M. 2010
Conference paper

Apparatus and Method for Radiation Analysis
Aspinall, M., Joyce, M.J. 2010
Patent

Depth Determination of Buried Caesium-137 and Cobalt-60 Sources Using Scatter Peak Data.
Adams, J.C., Mellor, M., Joyce, M.J. 2010 In: IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. 57, 5, p. 2752-2757. 6 p.
Journal article

Depth profiling of radiological contamination in sand using Principal Component Analysis.
Adams, J.C., Mellor, M., Joyce, M.J. 2010
Conference paper

Nuclear Lessons Learned.
Joyce, M.J., Garnsey, R., Nickson, I. 2010 Royal Academy of Engineering. 77 p. ISBN: 1903496608 9781903496602.
Book

Real-time digital measurement gamma-neutron ratios in mixed radiation fields arising from standard isotopic sources
Gamage, K., Joyce, M., Hawkes, N. 2010
Conference paper

Real-time digital neutron/γ discrimination in non-flammable fast scintillators.
Joyce, M.J. 2010
Conference paper

An investigation of the digital discrimination of neutrons and γ rays with organic scintillation detectors using an artificial neural network.
Liu, G., Aspinall, M., Ma, X., Joyce, M.J. 21/08/2009 In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 607, 3, p. 620-628. 9 p.
Journal article

A Wavelet Packet Transform Inspired Method of Neutron-Gamma Discrimination.
Shippen, D.I., Joyce, M.J., Aspinall, M. 2009
Conference paper

An interactive PC-based electrical power system simulator for engineering education.
Ma, X., Taylor, C.J., Joyce, M.J. 2009
Conference paper

Buried contamination
Adams, J.C., Mellor, M., Joyce, M.J. 2009
Conference paper

Extension of the Linear Depth Attenuation Method for the Radioactivity Depth Analysis Tool.
Shippen, B.A., Joyce, M.J. 2009
Conference paper

Position and orientation detector.
Joyce, M.J., Bandala Sánchez, M. 2009
Patent

Sample-interpolation timing: an optimized technique for the digital measurement of time of flight for γ rays and neutrons at relatively low sampling rates.
Aspinall, M., Joyce, M.J., Mackin, R.O., Jarrah, Z., Boston, A.J., Nolan, P.J., Peyton, A.J., Hawkes, N.P. 2009 In: Measurement Science and Technology. 20, 1
Journal article

The Radioactivity Depth Analysis Tool (RADPAT).
Shippen, B.A., Joyce, M.J. 2009 In: ASME 2009 12th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management (ICEM2009). American Society of Mechanical Engineers p. 149-155. 7 p. ISBN: 9780791844076 0791844072 9780791844083 0791844080.
Chapter

The design, build and test of a digital analyzer for mixed radiation fields.
Joyce, M.J., Aspinall, M., Cave, F.D., Georgopoulos, K., Jarrah, Z., Merelli, D. 2009
Conference paper

The effect of high-scatter shielding geometries in validating the dose inferred by N-Visage.
Adams, J.C., Joyce, M.J., Mellor, M. 2009 In: ASME 2009 12th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management : ASME 2009 12th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management. ASME p. 497-506. 10 p. ISBN: 9780791844083 0791844080.
Chapter

A portable energy-sensitive cosmic neutron detection instrument
Monk, S., Joyce, M., Jarrah, Z., King, D., Oppenheim, M. 02/2008 In: Review of Scientific Instruments. 79, 2, 8 p.
Journal article

Digital processing of signals arising from organic liquid scintillators for applications in the mixed-field assessment of nuclear threats.
Aspinall, M., Joyce, M.J., Mackin,, R.O., Jarrah, Z., Peyton, A.J. 2008 In: Proceedings of SPIE. 7119, 71190G
Journal article

ISOLUS Technical Options Study - Independent Peer Review Report.
Joyce, M.J. 2008 MOD
Working paper

Profiling the depth of caesium-137 contamination in concrete via a relative linear attenuation model.
Shippen, A., Joyce, M.J. 2008
Conference paper

Tracking of internal organ motion with a six degree-of-freedom MEMS sensor: concept and simulation study.
Bandala Sánchez, M., Joyce, M.J. 2008 In: Measurement Science and Technology. 19, 2, p. 024006.
Journal article

Verification of the digital discrimination of neutrons and γ rays using pulse gradient analysis by digital measurement of time of flight.
Aspinall, M., D’Mellow, B., Mackin, R.O., Joyce, M.J., Hawkes, N.P., Thomas, D.J., Jarrah, Z., Peyton, A.J., Nolan, P.J., Boston, A.J. 21/12/2007 In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 583, 2-3, p. 432-438. 7 p.
Journal article

Digital discrimination of neutrons and ?-rays in liquid scintillators using pulse gradient analysis.
Joyce, M.J., Aspinall, M., D'Mellow, B., Mackin, R.O. 21/07/2007 In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 578, 1, p. 191-197. 7 p.
Journal article

The empirical characterization of organic liquid scintillation detectors by the normalized average of digitized pulse shapes.
Aspinall, M., D’Mellow, B., Mackin, R.O., Joyce, M.J., Jarrah, Z., Peyton, A.J. 21/07/2007 In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 578, 1, p. 261-266. 6 p.
Journal article

The replacement of cadmium as a thermal neutron filter.
D'Mellow, B., Thomas, D.J., Joyce, M.J., Kolkowski, P., Roberts, N.J., Monk, S.D. 07/2007 In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 577, 3, p. 690-695. 6 p.
Journal article

Detection of explosive substances by tomographic inspection using neutron and gamma-ray spectroscopy.
Farahmand, M., Boston, A.J., Grint, A.N., Nolan, P.J., Joyce, M.J., Mackin, R.O., D’Mellow, B., Aspinall, M., Peyton, A.J., Silfhout, R.v. 04/2007 In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms. 261, 1-2, p. 396-400. 5 p.
Journal article

Digital Pulse Pile-up Management in Organic Liquid Scintillators.
Aspinall, M., D'Mellow, B., Mackin, R.O., Joyce, M.J., Peyton, A.J. 2007 In: Proceedings of 5th World Congress on Industrial Process Tomography : Bergen, Norway, 3rd to 6th September, 2007.. Virtual Centre for Industrial Process Tomography ISBN: 9780853162650 0853162654.
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Digital advances in pulsed fast neutron analysis for applications in counter terrorism.
Aspinall, M., D′Mellow, B., Mackin, R.O., Joyce, M.J., Peyton, A. 2007
Conference paper

Profiling the gamma-ray distribution of the cement lining of an established nuclear pond as a function of depth.
Shippen, B.A., Joyce, M.J. 2007
Conference paper

Profiling the gamma-ray distribution of the cement lining of an established nuclear pond as a function of depth.
Shippen, B.A., Joyce, M.J. 2007
Conference paper

The design of a portable cosmic ray three-band neutron detector.
Monk, S.D., Joyce, M.J. 2007 In: Radiation Protection Dosimetry. 123, 1, p. 3-14. 12 p.
Journal article

Tumour motion tracking: experiences with microsystems and sensors for radiotherapy.
Bandala Sánchez, M., Joyce, M.J. 2007
Conference paper

Wireless inertial sensor for tumour motion tracking.
Bandala Sánchez, M., Joyce, M.J. 2007 In: Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 76, p. 012036. 6 p.
Journal article

Time-dependent rheology of starch thickeners and the clinical implications for dysphagia therapy.
Joyce, M.J., Dewar, R.J. 1/10/2006 In: Dysphagia. 21, 4, p. 264-269. 6 p.
Journal article

We need nuclear, but in today's world don't expect the new players to be British.
Joyce, M.J., Nuttall, W.J., Squire, C., Kemp, R. 10/2006 In: Parliamentary Brief. 10, 10
Journal article

The empirical dependence of radiation-induced charge neutralization on negative bias in dosimeters based on the metal oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor.
Joyce, M.J., Albadri, A., Benson, C., Price, R.A. 15/08/2006 In: Journal of Applied Physics. 100, 4, p. 044505.
Journal article

The rheology of maize and maltodextrin-based foodstuffs used in dysphagia therapy.
Dewar, R.J., Joyce, M.J. 15/08/2006 In: Carbohydrate Polymers. 65, 3, p. 296-305. 10 p.
Journal article

Practical considerations of the QCM as a viscometer within the food industry : performance deterioration with repeated use and surface roughness.
Dewar, R.J., Ash, D.C., German, M.J., Joyce, M.J. 08/2006 In: Journal of Food Engineering. 75, 4, p. 461-468. 8 p.
Journal article

Counter terrorism using commercial hardware - the 55,000,000 km/hour speed trap.
Aspinall, M., Joyce, M.J. 2006 In: Proceedings of the SET for Britain House of Commons science exhibition..
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Dysarthic speech measures for use in evidence-based speech therapy.
Simm, W., Roberts, P.E., Joyce, M.J. 2006 In: Proceedings of the 3rd Cambridge workshop on universal access and assistive technology.. London : Springer p. 155-164. 10 p.
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Signal processing for the use in the assessment of dysarthric speech.
Simm, W., Roberts, P.E., Joyce, M.J. 5/12/2005 In: Proceedings of the 3rd IEE international seminar on medical applications of signal processing. p. 147-152. 6 p. ISBN: 0-86341-570-9.
Chapter

Development of the nSpect portable neutron spectrometer
D'Mellow, B., Joyce, M.J., Jarrah, A. 2005
Conference paper

The Design of a Portable Neutron Spectrometer.
D'Mellow, B., Jarrah, Z., Joyce, M.J. 2005 In: Proceedings of the 9th European nuclear conference (ENC 2005).
Chapter

The Quartz Crystal Microbalance as a Microviscometer for Improved Rehabilitation Therapy of Dysphagic Patients.
Dewar, R.J., Joyce, M.J. 2005 In: 27th Annual International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2005. IEEE-EMBS 2005.. p. 2511-2515. 5 p.
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The quantitative assessment of dysarthric speech for use in evidence-based therapy.
Simm, W., Roberts, P.E., Philpott, C., Joyce, M.J. 2005 In: Proceedings of the 3rd conference on universal access in human-computer interaction.
Chapter

Calibration of gas-filled proton recoil detectors.
D'Mellow, B., Joyce, M.J. 10/2004 In: Radiation Physics and Chemistry. 71, 3-4, p. 727-729. 3 p.
Journal article

Radiation-induced statistical uncertainty in the threshold voltage measurement of MOSFET dosimeters.
Benson, C., Price, R.A., Silvie, J., Jaksic, A., Joyce, M.J. 28/06/2004 In: Physics in Medicine and Biology. 49, 14, p. 3145-3159. 15 p.
Journal article

You talk – but what does it type.
Roberts, P.E., Joyce, M.J., Philpott, C. 23/02/2004 In: Speech and Language Therapy in Practice. p. 16-19. 4 p.
Journal article

Development of a linear array for intracavitary in vivo dosimetry during external beam radiotherapy and brachytherapy.
Price, R.A., Benson, C., Joyce, M.J., Rogers, K. 2004 In: IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. 51, 4, p. 1420-1426. 7 p.
Journal article

Digital calibration of hydrogen-filled proton recoil spherical counters.
D'Mellow, B., Joyce, M.J. 2004 In: Proceedings of the 9th international symposium on radiation physics. Elsevier
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Novel developments in the MOSFET dosemeter for neutron dosimetry applications
Price, R.A., Benson, C., Joyce, M.J., Kestell, D.J., Silvie, J. 2004 In: Radiation Protection Dosimetry. 110, 1-4, p. 283-290. 8 p.
Journal article

Use of QCM in fluid applications: performance deterioration with cleaning and choice of surface roughness.
Dewar, R., Joyce, M.J. 2004 In: Proceedings of Electrochem 2004.
Chapter

Viscosity measurement of industrial oils using the droplet quartz crystal microbalance.
Joyce, M.J., Ash, D., Barnes, C., Jeffries, A. 1/11/2003 In: Measurement Science and Technology. 14, 11, p. 1955-1962. 8 p.
Journal article

Proton recoil detector and the calibration thereof.
D'Mellow, B., Joyce, M.J., D'Mellow, Bob and Joyce, Malcolm J. (Patent applicant) 09/2003
Patent

Development of a linear array for intracavatary in vivo dosimetry during external beam radiotherapy and brachytherapy.
Price, R.A., Benson, C., Joyce, M.J., Rogers, K. 2003 In: Proceedings of the nuclear science symposium, medical imaging conference: 13th international workshop on room temperature semiconductor X- and gamma-ray detectors.
Chapter

Novel developments in the MOSFET for neutron radiation dosimetry applications
Price, R.A., Kestell, D.J., Stevens, D.L., Jaksic, A., Silvie, J., Joyce, M.J. 2003 In: Proceedings of the 9th neutron dosimetry symposium.
Chapter

Speech recognition software for dysarthric speakers.
Roberts, P., Joyce, M.J. 2003 In: Proceedings of the 5th European CPLOL congress.
Chapter

Towards Reactor Dosimetry with MOSFET devices.
Benson, C., Joyce, M.J., Kestell, D., Stevenson, D., Mathewson, A., Price, R.A., Silvie, J. 2003 In: Reactor Dosimetry in the 21st Century: Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Reactor Dosimetry. World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd 756 p. ISBN: 9789812384485 9812384480.
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Recent improvements to a transportable neutron spectrometer (TNS).
Weaver, J.A., Joyce, M.J., Peyton, A.J., Roskell, J. 01/2002 In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 476, 1-2, p. 143-148. 6 p.
Journal article

Monte-Carlo calculation of the response functions for two prototype cosmic neutron metrology instruments.
Benson, C., Joyce, M.J., Winsby, A., Silvie, J. 2002 In: Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology. S2, 2, p. 1361-1364. 4 p.
Journal article

Recent improvements to a transportable neutron spectrometer (TNS).
Weaver, J.A., Joyce, M.J., Peyton, A.J., Roskell, J. 2002 In: Proceedings of a conference on nuclear instruments and methods in physics research.
Chapter

Innovative electronic analysis device for nuclear fuel reprocessing.
Ash, D.C., Joyce, M.J., Garnham, G.W., Barnes, C., Port, S.N. 2001 In: Proceedings of the 9th international conference on nuclear engineering (ICONE9).
Chapter

Monte Carlo simulation of a spherical spectroscopy instrument for fission reactor environments.
Benson, C., Winsby, A., Joyce, M.J., Silvie, J. 2001 In: Proceedings of the MCNEGS meeting.
Chapter

Monte-Carlo Calculation of the Response Functions for Two Prototype Cosmic Neutron Metrology Instruments.
Benson, C., Joyce, M.J., Winsby, A., Silvie, J. 2001
Conference paper

Nuclear technology – the engineering perspective.
Joyce, M.J., Seward, D.W. 2001 In: Proceedings of the nuclear education and training forum.
Chapter

Teaching safety – issues of course design and delivery.
Seward, D.W., Joyce, M.J. 2001 In: Proceedings of a safety critical systems symposia.
Chapter

Unique broad-spectrum neutron sensing instrument.
Weaver, J.A., Joyce, M.J., Peyton, A.J., Roskell, J., Armishaw, M.J. 2001 In: Review of Scientific Instruments. 72, 4, p. 2043-2047. 5 p.
Journal article

Neutron detection at the extremes of sensitivity in the cosmic environment.
Benson, C., Joyce, M.J., O'Connell, B., Silvie, J. 12/2000 In: IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. 47, 6 Part, p. 2417-2422. 6 p.
Journal article

A selective uranium extraction agent prepared by polymer imprinting.
Saunders, G.D., Walton, P.H., Joyce, M.J., Port, S.N. 2000 In: Chemical Communications. 4, p. 273-274. 2 p.
Journal article

Chemical Sensor.
Joyce, M.J., Port, S.N., Ash, D., M. J. Joyce; S. N. Port; D. Ash (Patent applicant) 2000
Patent

Evaporation of Sessile Drops: Application of the Quartz Crystal Microbalance.
Joyce, M.J., Todaro, P., Port, S., Barnes, C., May, J.A.W. 2000 In: Langmuir. 16, 8, p. 4024-4033. 10 p.
Journal article

Neutron detection at the extremes of sensitivity in the cosmic environment.
Benson, C., Joyce, M.J., O'Connell, B., Silvie, J. 2000 In: Proceedings of the IEEE nuclear and space radiation effects conference.
Chapter

New crown annelated tetrathiafulvalenes: synthesis, electrochemistry, self-assembly of thiol derivatives and metal cation recognition.
Moore, A.J., Goldenberg, L.M., Bryce, M.R., Petty, M.C., Moloney, J., Howard, J.A.K., Joyce, M.J., Port, S.N. 2000 In: Journal of Organic Chemistry. 65, 24, p. 8269-8276. 8 p.
Journal article

Nuclear reprocessing stream analysis using the quartz crystal microbalance.
Ash, D., Joyce, M.J., Port, S.N., Barnes, C. 2000 In: Proceedings of the universities nuclear technology forum.
Chapter

Recent improvements to a transportable neutron spectrometer (TNS).
Weaver, J.A., Joyce, M.J., Peyton, A.J., Silvie, J. 2000 In: Proceedings of the international workshop on neutron field spectrometry in science, technology and radiation protection. Pisa
Chapter

Reliability and usability improvements to a transportable neutron spectrometer (TNS).
Weaver, J.A., Joyce, M.J., Peyton, A.J., Roskell, J. 2000 In: Proceedings of the regional symposium on quality and automation (RESQUA 2000). p. 292-301. 10 p.
Chapter

Signal processing techniques applied to a transportable neutron spectrometer (TNS).
Weaver, J.A., Joyce, M.J., Peyton, A.J., Roskell, J. 2000
Conference paper

The introduction of digital processing techniques to a neutron sensing system.
Weaver, J.A., Peyton, A.J., Joyce, M.J., Silvie, J. 2000 In: Proceedings of the 2nd conference on postgraduate research in electronics and photonics. p. 30-35. 6 p.
Chapter

The quartz crystal microbalance: an electronic sensor for dynamic fluid mechanics.
Ash, D., Joyce, M.J., Port, S.N. 2000 In: Proceedings of the regional symposium on quality and automation (RESQUA 2000).
Chapter

The quartz crystal microbalance: an electronic sensor for dynamic fluid mechanics.
Ash, D., Joyce, M.J., Port, S.N., Barnes, C. 2000 In: Proceedings of 2nd conference on postgraduate research in electronics and photonics.
Chapter

Using digital signal processing techniques for neutron spectroscopy.
Weaver, J.A., Peyton, A.J., Joyce, M.J., Silvie, J. 2000 In: Proceedings of the universities nuclear technology forum. University of Bath
Chapter

Environmental impact of the nuclear fuel cycle
Hester, R.E., Harrison, R.M., Joyce, M.J., Port, S.N. 1999 In: Environmental impact of power generation. p. 73-96. 24 p. ISBN: 9780854042500.
Chapter

Cation recognition by self-assembled layers of novel crown-annelated tetrathiafulvalenes.
Moore, A.J., Goldenberg, L.M., Bryce, M.R., Petty, M.C., Monkman, A.P., Marenco, C., Yarwood, J., Joyce, M.J., Port, S.N. 1998 In: Advanced Materials. 10, 5, p. 395-398. 4 p.
Journal article

Managing the imagination.
Joyce, M.J. 1998 In: Third Millennium Magazine. Spring
Journal article

Silicon: a revolutionary ingredient.
Joyce, M.J. 1998 In: Third Millennium Magazine. 1, 4
Journal article

What stimulates the creative process?
Joyce, M.J., Franklin, K., Neale, P.J., Kiffin, S. 1998 In: Journal of Design and Technology. 3, p. 113-117. 5 p.
Journal article

Fusion finds the Midas touch.
Joyce, M., Regan, P. 1997 In: Daily Telegraph.
Journal article

How does boron stop neutrons?
Joyce, M. 1997 In: Third Millennium Magazine.
Journal article

In the Alchemist's chair.
Joyce, M., Regan, P. 1997 In: Third Millennium Magazine.
Journal article

The art (or science?) of creativity.
Joyce, M. 1997 In: Third Millennium Magazine.
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