Medical Radiation Technologist
Current position: Medical Radiation Technologist
Years qualified: 10 years
What are your areas of interest in research? Patient care, imaging technique, image interpretation
Would you describe yourself as a ‘novice’ or ‘experienced’ researcher? Novice
Why did you decide to get involved in research?
To explore new ideas and get updated with new techniques in radiography practice
Who encouraged you to get involved in research and who do you go to for advice when you need it? Colleagues encouraged me and I often consult my seniors
What sort of activities/studies have you been involved in? Data collection, analyses, reporting
What do you enjoy most about being involved in this/these research activities? all of the aforementioned
What has been your biggest challenge or barrier to being involved in research? Unavailability of quality time for research
What one piece of advice would you give other researchers who have never been involved in research before?
To improve one’s practice, think outside of the routine, aspire to explore new ideas and revisit the existing ones.