Acknowledging MBI

Advise MBI of your publications

All users of Monash Biomedical Imaging (MBI) facilities are required to provide MBI with an electronic copy of publications arising from the use of MBI facilities. MBI also requires research outputs to acknowledge any MBI equipment used, including MBI staff who assisted the research, and key affiliate entities. This information is reported to the significant funding bodies that support MBI’s facilities and enables the research community to access highly specialised equipment, expertise and training.

Email MBI your publications or any other research outputs to the MBI General Manager.

How to acknowledge MBI

MBI and National Imaging Facility equipment

MBI is the Monash University node of the National Imaging Facility (NIF), an Australian Government National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) facility. As a NIF node, MBI contributes equipment and Fellows to advance and deliver national imaging capabilities. NIF must be acknowledged if you use the following equipment:

Please use the below wording to acknowledge NIF equipment you have accessed:

“The authors acknowledge the facilities and scientific and technical assistance of the National Imaging Facility (NIF), a National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) capability at Monash Biomedical Imaging (MBI), a Technology Research Platform at Monash University. We acknowledge the technical assistance of [insert MBI staff member and affiliation - if applicable].”

MBI equipment

For all other MBI equipment, use the below wording to acknowledge the equipment you have accessed:

The authors acknowledge the facilities and scientific and technical assistance of Monash Biomedical Imaging (MBI), a Technology Research Platform at Monash University. We acknowledge the technical assistance of [insert staff member and affiliation if applicable].”

Authorship

Authorship on manuscripts and conference presentations is dependent on the level of technical assistance and is best determined on an individual basis with the MBI staff member involved with the research.

Information and assistance

For further information on how to appropriately acknowledge MBI and facilities used in your research, please email the MBI General Manager.