My experience of the Formal Research Radiography Mentoring Scheme

Rebekah Goulston is a diagnostic radiographer at the University Dental Hospital of Manchester (UDHM).  Below she tells us about her experience of the Formal Research Radiography Mentoring Scheme (FoRRM). Mentorship scheme The Formal Research Radiography Mentoring Scheme (FoRRM) was piloted from January to September 2017. Set up by Dr Christina Malamateniou, who also led the steering…

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…

Dr Leslie Robinson retires

By Professor Peter Hogg Leslie, a Reader in the Directorate of Radiography, University of Salford, will retire at the beginning of January. Leslie qualified as a diagnostic radiographer in 1983. She went onto gain a post graduate certificate in CT, an MSc in MR and finally a Doctorate of Education. Leslie was involved in a…

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. …

Director moves on

Today saw the end of an era for the University of Salford’s Directorate of Radiography. Professor Julie Nightingale, who has managed the team for approximately 12 years is moving on to pastures new. Julie will be taking up her new post within the Diagnostic Imaging department at Sheffield Hallam University next week. Leslie took the…

X-Ray Specs

Art meets science when radiography and visual arts students collaborate

An old dog learns new tricks

John Robinson ex radiographer reflects on working as an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Salford Diagnostic Radiography