Annual student conference in Liverpool, April 2018

Year 2 student Michael Allen tell us about his experiences of the student conference held in Liverpool. Did any other year 2 students attend from Salford and how many attended in total from other universities? Four of us from Salford attended in total including Lucy Appleton,  Amanda Dickie, and Shaun Dorey. The conference attracted around 85 students from…

My Hong Kong experience

Professor Peter Hogg, our Research Dean, tells us about his visit to the Hong Kong  Polytechnic University (HKPU) in his role as external academic adviser Why is external academic advice important?   University departments rely on external input to perform a range of tasks and without such input they could not deliver their teaching and research…

The show’s on the road!

The Radiography Rad-Show is the name of a student-led initiative road show that recently started touring the North West of England, with the aim to raise awareness of diagnostic radiography. Presenters speak about the responsibilities and duties of a radiographer, the expected salary, qualifications needed and also their experiences as students. The Rad-Show has been…

Asante sana Tanzania!

Natalie Nash one of our year 3 students tell us about her elective placement experience in Tanzania.     Excitement, apprehension and fear are just a few of the emotions I felt as I boarded my flight to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania to complete a 3-week radiography placement I had arranged through Work the World. …

Salford students undertake innovative research

Shaun Dorey one of our first year BSc (Hons) radiography students tell us about research looking at the use of smart glasses with fellow student Lucinda Gray.   When did you become interested in research? I first discovered I had a great passion for research during the final year of my first degree whilst working…

OPTIMAX 2017: 5th International Research Summer School is yet another Success!

This year OPTIMAX was hosted by Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway, during July and August 2017. This was the 5th rendition of OPTIMAX and to date 189 students and 65 tutors from 12 countries have participated in it. The purpose of OPTIMAX is to give radiography students a chance to participate in multinational team-based…

Making a difference: Why I volunteer

Michael Allen one of our 1st Year Diagnostic Radiography students, tells us about his experiences of being a volunteer for the Nationwide Association of Blood Bikes who courier medical supplies around the country. So how did this all come about? If you had asked me to become a volunteer 5 years ago, I probably would…

X-Ray Specs

Art meets science when radiography and visual arts students collaborate