Radiology Research Day

Clinical Radiology Research Day 2021

Getting into research: an introduction for all radiologists

Date: Thursday 25th November

Time: 09:00-14:00 (GMT)

Location: Virtual meeting platform (Zoom)

CPD: 4

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09:00 - 09:05 Welcome
Dr Tom Turmezei, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

09:05 - 09:15 Unbeholden: a clinical career with research
Dr Tom Turmezei, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
One consultant’s views on the rewards of a clinical career involving research

09:15 - 10:25 A life less ordinary: research as a non-academic trainee
Trainee perspectives on getting involved in research outside of the Integrated Academic Training ACF pathway, including:

  • Combining research and radiology training - Dr Sam Withey, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
  • Why do a PhD during training and how to get there? - Dr Jason Yeung, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • The leap from trainee to consultant: taking research with you, Dr Joshua Shur, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

10:25 - 10:40 Break 

10:40 - 11:00 RADIANT: The journey so far
Dr Nathan Chan and Dr Anmol Gangi 
A report on the engagement and returns from the first 2 years of RADIANT (the Radiology Academic Network for Trainees).

11:00 - 11:45 Decisions & divisions: A panel discussion on research as a consultant in the NHS
Dr Tom Turmezei (Chair), Dr Jamie Franklin, Dr Jonathan Rodrigues and Dr Julie Cox

NHS consultant radiologists come together in a panel discussion on how they got involved with research and what keeps them there

11:45 - 12:00 Break

12:00 - 12:20 The NIHR Associate PI scheme
Holly Speight and Jess Millward, National Institute for Health Research
Supporting radiology trainees to becomes associate PIs and ultimately PIs on NIHR portfolio research 

12:20 - 12:40 Supporting imaging researchers: A funder's perspective
Dr Samantha Moore, The Medical Research Council
A viewpoint from the funding bodies on what they would need to take next steps towards project success

12:40 - 13:00 Research fellowship applications: experience from both sides of the line
Professor Declan O’Regan, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Why choose a research fellowship, tips for a good fellowship application, and what challenges might a clinical radiologist face?

13:00 - 13:15 Break

13:15 - 13:40 The 2021 RCR Roentgen Professor: Frontline imaging research and COVID-19
Dr Joseph Jacob, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Career experiences in research, including engagement with the frontline through the COVID-19 pandemic and how to make the most of getting involved in established research programmes. 

13:40 - 14:00 RCR-NIHR Clinical Radiology Outstanding Researcher award presentations

14:00 Close

Resources from previous events are available below:

2020 event

Chair: Dr Andrew Plumb

  • How to set up your (AI) research project as a trainee, Dr Timothy Bray, UCL
  • Has Covid revealed failings in our approach to radiological research? Dr Shonit Punwani, UCL
  • Reporting guidelines for AI studies, Dr Hugh Harvey
  • Are we on the downward slope of the “hype cycle” for AI in radiology? Dr Rizwan Malik, Bolton
  • An insiders’ view on research careers - a Zoom round-table, Dr Tom Turmezei, Norwich and Dr Michelle WIlliams, Edinburgh

CRASH!: Clinical Radiology Academics Speaking Honestly

A series of discussions with radiologists from across the UK who are all passionate about research. Discover more about the rewards and challenges of an academic career and the research programmes that they are leading.

2019 event

Chair: Dr James Teh

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