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…

Report from the European Congress of Radiology February-March 2018

The European Congress of Radiology  (ECR) was held in Vienna, Austria from 28th February until 4th March 2018. This years conference attracted around 25,000 participants, making it the second largest radiology conference in the world. The ECR is of interest to physicists, radiographers, radiologists and a wide range of other health care professionals, including industry….

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…

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…

Radiography research

Staff and student research success at the University of Salford Diagnostic Radiography

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