Mrs Avril Lowe

Mrs Avril Lowe

Lecturer in Diagnostic Radiography

Peninsula Medical School (Faculty of Health)



Clinically I have worked as an orthopaedic and as a cardiac radiographer in both the public and the independent sectors.In education I have worked previously at a University in the North of England teaching technical subjects.
Technically and clinically I have worked for a multinational healthcare corporation at European level, in Applications Training, Clinical Marketing and 6-Sigma.
I joined the University of Plymouth in 2020 and have a special interest in the technical and research aspects of Radiography, including Service and Quality Improvement.


Pg Cert in Clinical Education - University of Plymouth 
MSc in Diagnostic Imaging - University of Oxford 
Higher Diploma of the College of Radiographers - University of Liverpool 
Diploma of the College of Radiographers - Salford College of Technology 

Professional membership

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registered Diagnostic RadiographerMember of the Society of Radiographers (SoR)


Teaching interests

Science and imaging technology


Research interests

Imaging technology, as related to the patient for radiation dose and image quality

Other research

Dose reduction by anti-scatter grid removal, in coronary angiography 
Dose modelling and dose-reducing techniques, in interventional neuro-angiography