Jacky Maggs



Jacky Maggs

Current position: Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Years qualified: 16 years

What are your areas of interest in research Nuclear Medicine and radiation therapy

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

Why did you decide to get involved in research? I thought there was a need for some evidence

Who encouraged you to get involved in research and who do you go to for advice when you need it? Amy Brown – research Fellow- radiation therapy – Townsville Hospital

What sort of activities/studies have you been involved in? (e.g. data collection, planning, supportive care/clinical research)
Principal researcher

What do you enjoy most about being involved in this/these research activities? Feel like it’s relevant

What has been your biggest challenge or barrier to being involved in research? Getting time off colonial duties thus far

What one piece of advice would you give other researchers who have never been involved in research before? Find good mentors