Stephen Buckby


Stephen Buckby



Profession: Radiographer

Current position: Student

Years Qualified: 0

Research areas of interest: Angiography

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

Why did you decide to get involved in research?
Research is something that has always interested me, and doing this course has allowed me to pursue some truly interesting topics. Once I’m qualified I will be very excited to begin researching topics.

Who encouraged you to get involved in research and who do you go to for advice when you need it? Tutors at University have encouraged me to pursue research

What sort of activities/studies have you been involved in? I have been involved in qualitative studies involving vascular anatomy workshops and virtual radiography suite software trials.

What do you enjoy most about being involved in this/these research activities? I enjoy the feeling of progressing the field forward and being involved.

What has been your biggest challenge or barrier to being involved in research? At this stage the biggest barrier is my lack of experience within the field, however, I see this as an opportunity to start from and build a good base to work from.

What one piece of advice would you give other researchers who have never been involved in research before? Being involved is a lot of fun and it is worth a go.