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Katy Szczepura



Katy joined The University of Salford in 2007.  

Prior to coming to Salford she was a Research Medical Physicist at The University of Cambridge, where she worked within the Nuclear Medicine Department.

Before moving into research, Katy worked in the NHS as a Medical Physicist, training within Diagnostic Radiography, Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy. She also spent 2 years working as a Medical Technical Officer, working in Radiation Protection for both the medical and security industries.

She is an associate editor for the British Journal of Radiography, and a member of the University of Salford Ethics Committee.


Physics and Equipment for General Radiography, CT, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound.

Radiation Protection and Legislation

Quantitative Research Methods and Ethics

Research Interests



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Qualifications and Memberships


PgCert Higher Education Research and Practice, University of Salford - University of Salford

Diploma – Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine

MSc – Radiation Physics (medical applications) - UCL

BSc – Physics – University of Manchester


Full Member of Institute of Clinical Research

Fellow of Higher Education Academy

Full Member of Institute of Physics


Please see my SEEK profile for a full up to date list of my publications.