Current position: Sonographer/Radiographer
Years Qualified: 18 (Radiography) and 12 (Sonography)
Research areas of interest: Paediatric Ultrasound, Appendicitis, ECLS/ECMO, DDH
Would you describe yourself as a ‘novice’ or ‘experienced’ researcher? Novice
Why did you decide to get involved in research?
Initially, to understand a problem/deficiency I could identify in clinical practice.
Who encouraged you to get involved in research and who do you go to for advice when you need it? HDR supervisors, ethics committee members, radiologists
What sort of activities/studies have you been involved in?
Planning, Data Collection, Ethics Approval, Stats, Lit Reviewing, Peer Reviewing, Supporting multi-disciplinary research projects (Neuro, Uro, Ortho, Neonatal)
What do you enjoy most about being involved in this/these research activities?: Learning, sharing, inspiring, and encouraging