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School of Health and Society

Robert Higgins



I joined the University of Salford in 2013 as a lecturer.  Previous to this I worked as a Radiographer in the NHS undertaking a range of duties including research radiographer and clinical specialist in Nuclear Medicine.  I am accredited as a Practice Educator and have always had an interest in student learning as well as research.

I am a member op the editorial  board for the Professional Journal of the Society of  Radiographrs (Imaging Therapy and Practice).


My main areas of teaching are:

Fundamenals of Imaging Practice II (Module Leade/PBL Faciliator)
Introduction to Inter-Professonal Collaboration Practice.
Fundamentals of Imaging Practice (PBL Faclitator).
Methods of Enquiry  IV (Supervisor).
Research-informed teaching experiece (Lead)
Clinical Practices in Nuclear Medicine (Module Leader)
Supervision of MSc Dissertations

Research Interests

Research-informed teaching
Translation of research into teaching and learning
Translation of research into clinical practice

Qualifications and Memberships


Bachelor of Science with Honours in Radiography
Postgraduate Certificate of Academic Practice
Master of Science in Science


Healthcare Professonals Council
College and Society of Radiographers
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


Research-informed Teaching (Radiography) Nuclear Medicine