Andrew Williams

DCR (T), HDCR (T), DMS, Pg Cert, PhD – Doctor, Senior Lecturer (Radiotherapy)

Andrew is a Senior Lecturer (Radiotherapy) on the BSc (Hons) Radiography (Radiotherapy and Oncology) course in the School of Radiology. He is currently involved in the delivery of the cancer management units and preparation for radiotherapy clinical practice.

Biography

Andrew joined AECC in 2020, after almost 15 years as a senior lecturer in the School of Health & Care Professions at the University of Portsmouth and a long and varied clinical career in radiotherapy departments in the UK and abroad.

Current Activity

Andrew is a Senior Lecturer (Radiotherapy) on the BSc (Hons) Radiography (Radiotherapy and Oncology) course in the School of Radiology. He is currently involved in the delivery of the cancer management units and preparation for radiotherapy clinical practice.

Areas of Interest

Andrew has clinical interests in advanced radiotherapy treatment techniques and equipment, patient safety, quality improvement and patient experience. In his academic role, he is interested in the development of blended and connected learning through the integration of studio and virtual reality-based activities

Qualifications

  • PG Cert Scientific Research Methods.
  • PG Cert Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
  • Diploma College of Radiographers (Therapy)
  • Higher Diploma College of Radiographers (Therapy)
  • MSc Radiotherapy & Oncology.

Membership

  • Health & Care Professions Council
  • Member of the Society & College of Radiographers
  • Fellow of Advance HE (formerly the Higher Education Academy)
  • Member of the International Virtual Environment for Radiotherapy Training (VERT) User Group
  • Member of the Anatomy and Outreach / Education VERT Research Groups
  • Member of the Northwestern University, Spatial Intelligence & Learning Center Network.

Research

Andrew's doctoral research explored the measurement and development of the 3-D spatial visualisation of pre-registration learners in medical imaging and radiotherapy.

Teaching

Andres is Senior Lecturer on the BSc (Hons) Radiography (Radiotherapy and Oncology) programme. 

Publications 

Bridge, P., Giles, E., Williams, A., Bøjen, A., Appleyard, R., & Kirby, M. (2017). International audit of virtual environment for radiotherapy training usage. Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice, 16(4), 375-382.

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