James Whittaker



James Whittaker

Profession: Radiographer

Current position: Grade MRI Technologist

Years qualified: 19

What are your areas of interest in research?  MRI – Novel Imaging Techniques

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

Who encouraged you to get involved in research and who do you go to for advice when you need it?
I was trained in MRI at the Institute of Cancer Research in the UK and the Researchers and Radiographers there were very passionate about their patients

What sort of activities/studies have you been involved in?  data collection and supportive care

What do you enjoy most about being involved in this/these research activities? 

I enjoy seeing progress being made in studies that I haver been involved in and then watching those ideas spread to the greater imaging community.

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

Time – never enough hours in the day and always something else that requires attention.

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