Radiology Research Day

2023 Clinical Radiology Research Day

Date: 9 November 2023

The event will be organised by Dr Tristan Barrett who was the 2022 Roentgen Professor. The full programme can be viewed here.

2022 Clinical Radiology Research Day

Date: 17 November 2022

The event will be organised by Dr Joe Jacob who was the 2021 Roentgen Professor. Speakers will be focussing on how to get into research and what funders are after.

2021 event - Getting into research: an introduction for all radiologists (available on RCR Learning) 

Chair: Dr Tom Turmezei

  • A life less ordinary: research as a non-academic trainee
  • 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
  • RADIANT: The journey so far Dr Nathan Chan and Dr Anmol Gangi 
  •  Decisions & divisions: A panel discussion on research as a consultant in the NHS
    Dr Tom Turmezei, Dr Jamie Franklin, Dr Jonathan Rodrigues and Dr Julie Cox
  • The NIHR Associate PI scheme Holly Speight and Jess Millward, National Institute for Health Research
  • Supporting imaging researchers: A funder's perspective Dr Samantha Moore, The Medical Research Council
  • Research fellowship applications: experience from both sides of the line
    Professor Declan O’Regan, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
  • The 2021 RCR Roentgen Professor: Frontline imaging research and COVID-19
    Dr Joseph Jacob, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • RCR-NIHR Clinical Radiology Outstanding Researcher award presentations

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

  • Perspectives from an ACF - Dr Ketan Jethwa, University of Nottingham
  • Getting abstracts and papers published - Dr Andrew Plumb, University College London
  • How to apply for a grant – Kodak Bursary Winner - Dr Peter Cox, Oxford University Hospitals
  • Radiant - a new research initiative - Professor Vicky Goh; Lilian Sandu  and Jacqueline Jeffries (South Wales)
  • Life as an Academic Radiologist  - Dr Evis Sala, University of Cambridge
  • Using AI in molecular imaging - Prof Andrew Scarsbrook, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 
  • Early detection of lung cancer - Prof Fergus Gleeson, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

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