Alex Podreka


Current position: Senior Radiation Therapist

Years qualified: 10 years

Research areas of interest: Pelvic/abdominal radiotherapy

Would you describe yourself as a ‘novice’ or ‘experienced’ researcher? Novice

Why did you decide to get involved in research? To further the profession.

Who encouraged you to get involved in research and who do you go to for advice when you need it? Departmental senior research RT.

What sort of activities/studies have you been involved in?
Project design, data collection/collation/processing, supervise junior researchers, peer reviewer for journal publication.

What do you enjoy most about being involved in this/these research activities? Learning new things.

What has been your biggest challenge or barrier to being involved in research? Time away from regular clinical work-load.

What one piece of advice would you give other researchers who have never been involved in research before? Search for ideas, and then seek experienced assistance.