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21 Years Later : Reflections on life and work as a Nuclear Medicine Physicist

Wednesday 27 February 2019, 2.00PM

Speaker(s): Dr Heather Williams

In this talk, Dr Heather Williams provides an overview of her career so far, as a Medical Physicist specialising in Nuclear Medicine, focussing in particular on the diverse portfolio of research and development projects she has been involved in, including her current work.


Dr Heather Williams is a British medical physicist working as Principal Medical Physicist for Nuclear Medicine at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust. She is also a lecturer in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health at University of Manchester, as well as the University of Salford and University of Cumbria focussing on teaching imaging physics and positron emission tomography (PET) research.

Heather is also a Director of ScienceGrrl (, STEMNET ambassador, and active member of the IPEM Nuclear Medicine Special Interest Group and IoP Women in Physics Group committees. Heather also likes standing up and talking about science, and encouraging others (particularly women) to do so. When she's not busy with all that, Heather enjoys running, hiking and introducing her sons to the wonders of the universe, often at the same time.


Refreshments will be available in B/B 002 from 13:30

Location: Biology, B/B 002