Man of the month

We are really delighted to have Andrew Tootell on our team. Why? Andrew has only gone and been nominated under the Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Awards 2015-16. This year, the VCDTAs have seen a staggering 42% increase in applications from last year, which speaks volumes to the level of pedagogical excellence which the University is clearly…

Post-grad? 3 reasons to consider Salford!

This blog is all about our superb post-grad provision for radiographers and other health professionals who use imaging as part of their role What post-graduate programmes of study do we have at Salford? We have 3 exciting courses: (1) Nuclear Medicine (where you can learn how to be a nuclear medicine practitioner);  (2) Ultrasound Imaging…

Bidding and grants

Bidding for grants is one of the most time-consuming and competitive things we need to do as researchers – but do it we must!  Without funding we can’t progress the important research ideas we’ve started to develop. Funding pays for all sorts of things such as data collection equipment, paying participant expenses and funding research…

Rise and Shine!

Annual Scientific Meeting of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy: ‘Rise and Shine!’ Brisbane, 2016 By Professor Peter Hogg I was invited to present three papers at the Annual Scientific Meeting of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (ASMMIRT) which was held in Brisbane, Australia, from 21st to 24th April 2016. One paper, the conference keynote, considered…

Power of the patient voice: co-design

One of our final year PhD students, Sam Bird, has been awarded £125 from the University of Salford Post Graduate Conference Support Fund to present at the UKRC in Liverpool in June. Sam, an engineer by background, is being supervised by Dr Leslie Robinson and Prof Peter Hogg. Her research investigates the perspectives of mammographers…

Power of the patient voice: education

I think we would all agree that it’s extremely important to ensure patients have a strong voice in helping us to develop the radiographers of the future. This message is heard loud and clear in all the current NHS strategies related to service delivery and health care education. We are therefore delighted to tell you…