Staff profile

Alex Partner

Programme Leader in Radiography




College of Health, Psychology and Social Care


School of Allied Health and Social Care


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus



I am the Programme Leader for the BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography course.

I have module leaderships and teaching across various modules within the programme. I have overall responsibility for students in an academic setting and placement over all three years.

As well as a heavy involvement on the undergraduate programme, I'm the module leader on the post graduate Radiographic Image Analysis of the Appendicular Skeleton which sits within the MSc Advanced Practice programme.

I have many other roles and responsibilities which include:

I'm a member of various groups and boards both internally and externally, these are:

I have a large part in our values based recruitment; specifically the admissions process of checking personal statements, interviewing, covering open days, clearing and helping organise our selection days.

Teaching responsibilities

Professional interests

I have a special interest in plain film trauma imaging and CT. I am interested in radiography reporting for both plain film and CT heads.


Research interests

I am interested in research around a radiographer-led stroke team and how prepared radiography students are for dealing with death and the dying patient. I am also interested in the use of service users in recruitment, teaching, assessment and feedback.

Membership of professional bodies


Undergraduate qualifications

Postgraduate qualifications

Recent conferences

Experience in industry

I worked as a full time clinical radiographer for the Leicester Royal Infirmary for over four years. During this time I rotated around the imaging department including CT, theatre, Fluoroscopy, paediatrics, Plain film and accident and emergency radiography.


International experience

Recent publications

Synergy News, April 25, 2014, Issue 77 ‘Session explores using social media in teaching’ Available online at