Chris McLaren



Chris McLaren


Profession: Nuclear Medicine

Current position: Chief NMT

Years qualified: 30 years

What are your areas of interest in research?

reflux nephropathy, myocardial imaging, radiation, technegas

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

Research qualifications: MSc Research Nuclear Medicine (curtin Uni)

What is your greatest research achievement? publications including Jul of Urology international

Why did you decide to get involved in research? Natural inquisitiveness

How did you find a mentor/supervisor?
Had supportive fellows at the time of the bulk of my work

What was/is your supervisor/mentor’s best advice? Have a plan and a timeline

What do you enjoy most about being involved in these research activities? Investigating hypothesis

What has been your biggest challenge or barrier to being involved in research? Time, resources

What one piece of advice would you give other researchers who have never been involved in research before? bounce ideas off respected colleagues and accept criticism

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