Senior Rad Therapist-Education
Current position:Senior Rad Therapist-Education
Years qualified as an RT: 25 years
Research areas of interest:
Students, how to maintain recency of knowledge, advance practice
Would you describe yourself as a ‘novice’ or ‘experienced’ researcher? Novice
Why did you decide to get involved in research?
Have always wanted to know “why”; like answering questions with evidence based reasoning
Who encouraged you to get involved in research and who do you go to for advice when you need it?
Elizabeth Brown, I go to Cath Hargrave for advice
What sort of activities/studies have you been involved in? (e.g. data collection, planning, supportive care/clinical research)
clinical research and assisting students, interns with research projects & admin support
What do you enjoy most about being involved in this/these research activities? watching practitioners grow in confidence and knowledge
What one piece of advice would you give other researchers who have never been involved in research before? Dip your toe in the water and get a good mentor