Coralie Christie


Current position: Charge Echocardiographer and Staff Radiographer

Years qualified: 28 years

Research areas of interest: Echo

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

Why did you decide to get involved in research? We were required to complete a Medical Statistics Unit as part of the Cardiac Ultrasound Diploma with QUT- so it is following up using some of those skills.

Who encouraged you to get involved in research and who do you go to for advice when you need it? Self-driven

What sort of activities/studies have you been involved in? Involved at present with an ECG study- retrospective study

What do you enjoy most about being involved in this/these research activities? Learning new things and working with a different set of people

What has been your biggest challenge or barrier to being involved in research? Availability and time to do try research

What one piece of advice would you give other researchers who have never been involved in research before?
Google and read up a bit before you start so you know some research basics.