Honorary Research Professor

We are delighted to announce that Dr Mark McEntee, from the University of Sidney, will be joining the team as an honorary research professor. Originally from Ireland, Mark moved to Australia in 2011 and has become an internationally recognised researcher and teacher in diagnostic radiography. His research interests perfectly match those of the Diagnostic Imaging…

2 great reasons to follow our research

Our prolific research teams are at it again. Two articles have recently been accepted for publication in prestigious peer-reviewed journals. Article 1 Coward. J, Nightingale. J, Hogg. P,. (2016) A review of incidental findings on low-resolution CT images during SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging: A clinical dilemma. J Nucl Med Technol. Apr 21. pii: jnmt.116.174557. [Epub…

Congratulations, Daddy

Many congratulations to Ahmed, one of our PhD students who was recently blessed with a brand new addition to the family. We wish you, your wife and your lovely son, Humam Khalid all the best and not too many sleepless nights!

Step Jockies!

Stepping up to the mark A team of Radiography lecturers gained second place in the University of Salford Climb Everest Step Jockey Challenge.  The team consisted of Claire Mercer, Fred Murphy, Andrew Tootell and Peter Hogg.  Between them they burnt thousands of calories by climbing up to the sixth floor of the Allerton building on…

You’re in safe hands!

The School of Health Science recently underwent a Health and Safety audit and received an an outcome of ‘Good’, moving up from ‘satisfactory’ at the last audit. We are expected to progress to ‘excellent’ next time! And this is not without a considerable input from some dedicated staff in radiography. Julie Nightingale, Director, extends a…

Dr Lucy Walton: our first Research Fellow

Lucy started working as a full-time ‘Research Fellow’ in the Diagnostic Imaging Research Programme in March. She will contribute to PhD supervision, research and grant writing. This is the first time we have employed someone into such a post at Salford and we have been able to manage this as a result of our growing…

Tweeting Student

  Third year student Hannah Kearsley has taken to Twitter to enhance her learning and professional networking. In fact her engagement has been so awesome she was recently highlighted as a ‘top mentioned tweeter’ in March’s #medradjclub Here Hannah tells us why she believes Twitter is an important tool for students and qualified radiographers alike….

DIRP Seminars

The Diagnostic Imaging Research Programme holds regular research seminars which are open to all and free to attend. The seminars aim to showcase our work, disseminate our findings, generate further collaboration and encourage feedback from people who we hope will be able to use our research findings in their practice. The seminars are usually held…

Graduate Michelle makes us proud

We are extremely proud of the high quality graduates Salford produces and it’s great when we see them return to one of our post graduate programmes. It’s particularly rewarding when we see our graduates developing leadership skills and putting these into practice to influence and make a difference. We were therefore delighted to hear about…

Spotlight on Professor Hogg

The Diagnostic Imaging Research Programme (DIRP) at the University of Salford has been in existence for about 6 years. In this time it has achieved much success and acclaim in the field of radiography. You can find out more about the work of the DIRP here. The DIRP is headed up by Professor Peter Hogg…

ECR 2016, Vienna

European Congress of Radiology, Vienna, March 2016 Professor Peter Hogg reports outcomes from the conference: “In collaboration with external partners, staff and students from the radiography directorate gave 18 presentations at the recent ECR meeting. We also launched our OPTIMAX book; chaired 1 scientific session; and participated in 15 formal meetings. Audience size for lectures…

Congratulations, Dr Newton-Hughes

It is with great delight that we can announce Ann Newton-Hughes has passed her prof doc to become one of an increasing number of Doctors within the directorate – we now total 8 which is an amazing achievement for any Directorate of Radiography. Ann’s work looked at radiographer problem-solving in the appendicular trauma imaging context….