Janine Downie

Profession: Radiation Therapist

Current position: Radiation Therapy Educator

Years qualified: 10 years

Research areas of interest: DIBH, SBRT

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

Why did you decide to get involved in research? To improve practice

Who encouraged you to get involved in research and who do you go to for advice when you need it? Other researchers

What sort of activities/studies have you been involved in? Data collection

What do you enjoy most about being involved in this/these research activities? Improving practice and furthering my skills

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