Achieving Excellence in Radiography Education 11/2016

Innovative education, research culture, and more The third joint conference of the College of Radiographers, the Heads of Radiography Education (HRE) Forum, and the Association of Radiography Educators (ARE) was held in Birmingham 26th November 2016. The conference provided an exciting mix of learning opportunities around the very latest hot topics, including student funding, innovative education…

Radiography News

Well it’s been a while since our last post as all is very busy over the January assessment period at university. However, we haven’t let the grass grow, so to speak. Here’s a flavour of our successes since the last blog… PhD successes We are pleased to announce that Raed Ali and Sam Bird have…

New free access ebook about image quality optimisation for medical imaging

  The OPTIMAX 2016 medical imaging research summer school was held at the University of Salford. This is the fourth rendition of the summer school, with others having been organized at the University of Salford (2013), ESTeSL, Lisbon (2014) and Hanze UAS, Groningen (2015). Each year we distribute the research outcomes either as journal papers…

Optimax 2016 research training

By Rob Hogg-Thompson, University College London Being the son of one of the founding members of the OPTIMAX summer school, I’ve been to every edition since its birth in 2012. Until this year, I’d never been with the intention of taking part. Rather I went because my dad would have an apartment in a desirable…

Congratulations, new graduates

Last week the University of Salford held its winter graduation ceremony. It was with great pleasure that Fred Murphy and Leslie Robinson attended to congratulate Fatima Ahmed, Rachel Ahmid, Misbha Kossar, Ian Martin, James Odia and Julie Robinson. Best of luck with your future careers guys.

Preparing our bright new students for a career in radiography

Welcome to the 2016 cohort! Thanks to our wonderful admissions team (Rob Higgins and Emma Dodd) the BSc (hons) Diagnostic Programme at Salford can’t be accused of failing to attract students. Maybe it’s our fantastic facilities or our World Class Research or maybe word has got out that our NSS scores have just gone through…

PhD success

An investigation into interface pressure (IP) risk of healthy volunteers on modern medical imaging and radiotherapy tables It is with great delight that we can report Seth Kwadjo Anmorterh (Seth) has recently been successful in his PhD viva. Subject to a few corrections, Seth smashed it! His work, all about pressure mapping x-ray and CT…

Successful articles

Professor Peter Hogg reports on some publication successes Dr Randeep Kulshrestha is a Consultant Radiologist in Cairns; he is also a PhD student in the Centre for Health Sciences at the University of Salford. Until recently Randeep was a Consultant Radiology in Manchester (UK) and he emigrated to Australia with his wife and children. Together…

UPDATE: SCoR North West team award

STOP PRESS: Further to this blog…we won the UK overall prize! Bloomin’ marvelous. Thanks to everyone for your kind wishes. Exciting News for WoMMeN I was extremely excited last week when I opened my post. My wonderful WoMMeN team had been awarded the Society and College of Radiographers’ team of the year for the North…