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Radiology Academic Network For Trainees (RADIANT)

To improve patient care by promoting high quality research opportunities.

Click here to learn more about our journey so far.

PhD Opportunity - Guy's and St Thomas' Biomedical Research Centre

There are multiple exciting opportunities to apply for a PhD in Translational Research at Guy's and St Thomas' Biomedical Research Centre

Projects are available to undertake as a 1 + 3 (MRes + PhD) or straight 0+3.5 PhD.

Please click here for more information


RADIANT annual meeting abstract submission has been EXTENDED to Friday 25th of March.

In addition, we are now accepting submissions for case reports and case series.

Please submit a 100 word structured abstract by Friday 25th of March including the following information: 

-       Your full name

-       Email contact

-       Current position (medical student, foundation doctor, radiology trainee)

-       Are you registered to attend the meeting? If not, please complete this form: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/8GB28HK

1.     Logo competition:


We are looking for a brand-new logo to display on our website, newsletter, and social media platforms. We invite trainees, medical students and foundation doctors of all levels to submit their entry and have your work displayed on our platforms!


-       Your logo design must contain the word RADIANT

-       Think about your design as the logo will be used in both large and small sizes on various materials.

-       Too much detailing may be lost in a smaller size use, so please remember this when thinking about your design.

-       Ideally the logo should be in keeping with our website design (https://www.radiantuk.com/)

-       Your entry must be a minimum of 500 x 500 pixels in size and can be any shape.  

-       Entries must be submitted by Friday 22nd April, 2022. Please send your entries in to committee.radiant@nhs.net


A winner will be selected on Friday 29th April at the RADIANT Annual Meeting. If successful, you may be invited to join our committee/liaise with RADIANT on future creative endeavours!



2.     QIP, service evaluation and audit poster competition


RADIANT invite all UK medical student, foundation doctors and trainees to submit a radiology based QIP, service evaluation and audit abstract for the RADIANT annual meeting on Friday 29th of April, 2022. This is an excellent opportunity to complete your annual audit/QIP/service evaluation before ARCP deadlines and have a chance to win the RADIANT poster price too!


Please submit a 200 word abstract by Friday 11th of March, 2022 by sending your entries to committee.radiant@nhs.net


Please include the following information along with your submission:

-       Your full name

-       Email contact

-       Current position (medical student, foundation doctor, radiology trainee)

-       200 word structured abstract (eg introduction and aims, methods, results, conclusion)

-       Are you registered to attend the meeting? If not, please complete this form: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/8GB28HK

-       Are you attending in person or virtually?


Successful abstracts will be notified by Friday 18th of March, 2022 and asked to prepare an ePoster which will be displayed on the day. We also ask your permission to upload the winning poster on our website.


1-Year Research Fellowship Opportunity at The Christie Hospital, Manchester


Radiotherapy Related Research (RRR) is a large group of 100+ clinicians, scientists and medically allied healthcare professionals within the Christie Hospital and the University of Manchester. We have a large international presence in cancer research with a focus on radiotherapy treatment. There is need for a radiology fellow within RRR to help support imaging research and provide specialist input for ongoing projects. There will be plenty of opportunities to design and lead projects, and this will be encouraged. 


Your clinical training will be supported by a large consultant body. The clinical radiology department at the Christie provides oncology PET reporting across the Greater Manchester region and houses 3 MRI scanners (including a 3T Siemens Magnetom) with a fourth being installed later this year. We also support imaging needs for the Proton Beam Unit, MR-Linac and PET/MRI scanner (off site).


It is a great opportunity that comes with ample funding and no formal research experience is required as all training will be provided. You will be mentored by eminent professors and day-to-day proceedings will be supported by clinical fellows and post-doctoral scientists. This is a great opportunity to learn and improve your CV whatever level you’re at. It could provide the experience needed for a successful PhD application, post-doctoral fellowship or consultant NHS job. 


If you are interested, please contact Anubhav Datta (anubhav.datta@nhs.net) for further details.

Radiant COVID CTPA - Scientific prize at BSTI

Our COVID-19 CTPA project won the Scientific oral presentation prize at BSTI 2021 through the efforts of the RADIANT team and lead by Dr Anmol Gangi.


Check back to find the link to the presentation.

RADIANT Trainee Research Survey Results - Published in Clinical Radiology

A national survey was distributed to trainees regarding their experiences of research, and the role of RADIANT in helping trainees overcome barriers to research. The results were published in Clinical Radiology. Thank you for your responses. 


Other News

CRASH! Podcast

CRASH! Clinical Radiology Academics Speaking Honestly!

The CRASH! podcast series is all about Clinical Radiology Academics Speaking Honestly. Join Tom Turmezei, Consultant Radiologist in Norwich and the 2020 RCR Roentgen Professor, for a series of discussions with radiologists from across the UK that are all passionate about research.


Clinical Radiology Journal Club

Join Clinical Radiology Editor in Chief, Dr Mike Weston, and Dr Graham Robinson as they lead an informal discussion on recent papers published in Clinical Radiology. Aimed at trainees, the journal club is intended to provide an open forum for conversation about the articles, encouraging critical thinking about academic research. Book your place on the RCR website.

Current Projects

A few active projects we are working on. Contact us for upcoming projects and how to get involved.


Stroke apical lung examination study (SALES): Multicentre study assessing ground glass opacification as a biomarker for Sars-Cov-2 infection on stroke CTAs.

Data collection ongoing.


Analysis of CTPA studies in PCR positive patients, correlation with results of other investigations.

Thanks for your participation. 

BSTI 2021 Scientific oral presentation prize 


Analysis of initial and follow up CXRs in PCR positive patients, correlation with haematology.

Thanks for your participation. Write up / submission in progress.

Completed Projects

Contact us for more information and any questions.

Radiology Trainee Research Survey

A short survey targeted at UK radiology trainees, that aims to characterise the current research experience.

Survey Results

AXR in acute abdominal pain

Analysis of AXR in acute abdominal pain, correlation with iRefer guidelines and evaluation of clinical value of AXR.

Poster here


Ready to find out more?

Get in touch via the contact us form or email to find out more about what we do and how to get involved.