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Dr Frederick Murphy

Senior Lecturer - Diagnostic Radiography


After more than a decade in clinical radiography, Fred moved into education in 1996 at the University of Bangor.  He was awarded his PhD in 2004 and shortly after he moved to New Zealand to become the Postgraduate Course Director.  During this time he developed and delivered the first image interpretation course in the country. He returned to Salford in 2008 to join the team in the Directorate of Radiography.  He currently leads the BSc programme and teaches across both the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.  In addition, he is on the Editorial Board for the Imaging and Therapy Journal and is a regular reviewer for Radiography.


Teaching and learning Lead – Responsible for the quality and enhancement of all undergraduate teaching. Teaches on a range of modules and PBL facilitation.

Research Interests

Qualitative Research

Learning disabilities in healthcare education

Trauma imaging

Mammography Research

Qualifications and Memberships

Diploma of the College of Radiographers (DCR,R)

BSc (Hons) Radiography Studies

PhD Radiography

Society and College of Radiographers member

College of Radiographers Research group  and CORIPS panel member.


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