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Phil completed the three-year Diploma of the College of Radiography at Greenwich in London in 1988.
He has worked in six different hospitals throughout a clinical career which has had several highlights. These include working alongside Sir Godfrey Hounsfield for a day, being one of the first Radiographers to generate a 'digital' CXR, and helping to launch cardiac angiography services in Middlesbrough.
Phil has been a member of the university since 1992 - working on the very first radiography degree course. He has also been a post graduate student here, gaining fellowship of the HEA and doctorate.
He was recognized as national 'learning technologist of the year, 2007' by the Association for Learning Technology for his work in computer simulation in education and as a National Teaching Fellow in 2020.
Phil was the elected representative of northern region radiography professionals on the national council of the Society of Radiographers 2014-2019. He holds a company directorship and was co-founder of shaderware ltd, a radiography training simulation developer. He is currently a Trustee of the College of Radiographers, a member of the editorial board of the Radiography journal, and a member of the Approvals and Accreditation board of the College of Radiographers.
He holds membership of the Health & Care Professions Council, Anatomy Society, Society and College of Radiographers, and British Institute of Radiology.
Summary of Research Interests
Phil teaches and conducts research in the following specialist areas of practice:
- Postgraduate Research supervision, diagnostic radiography (2007-present).
- X-ray physics and optimization (2001-present).
- The practice of projection radiography (2001-present).
- Regional human anatomy (2001-Present).
Enterprise Interest and Activities
Phil started work on developing a system for radiography education using computer simulations in 2001 on joining the university. His work with several collaborators led to the founding Shaderware Ltd with co-founder Neil Willis in 2006.
- The North East Universities Business Planning Competition: Science and Technology Award, £5,000 (2007).
- The North East Universities Business Planning Competition: Creativity and Design Award, £5,000 (2007).
- Teesside University, Enterprise Development Fund Award: £4,996 (2005).
- Teesside University, Learning and Teaching Research Fund Award:, £2,000 (2004).
Professional Doctorate, Teesside University
Award Date: 3 Apr 2013
Master, University of Sunderland
Award Date: 1 Sep 2000
Master, Teesside University
Award Date: 1 Jun 1995
Master, Teesside University
Award Date: 1 Jun 1994
Bachelor, Kingston University
Award Date: 1 Nov 1992
Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Canberra
1 Mar 2018 → 28 Feb 2021
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Modifications to mobile chest radiography technique during the COVID-19 pandemic – implications of X-raying through side room windowsEngland, A., Littler, E., Romani, S. & Cosson, P., 1 Feb 2021, In: Radiography. 27, 1, p. 193-199
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‘Real’ formative assessment? An exploratory study of simulated learning in the post-compulsory radiography curriculumHedges, C., Ingleby, E. & Cosson, P., 9 Oct 2020, In: Research in Post-Compulsory Education. 25, 3, p. 279-294 16 p.
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Cosson, P., Mar 2020, Guidance on using shielding on patients for diagnostic radiology applications. British Institute of Radiology, p. 21-30 9 p.
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Cosson, P. & Lu, Z., 3 Feb 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: BJR open. 2, 1
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Elkington, S., Chesterton, P. & Cosson, P., May 2022, In: Student Engagement in Higher Education Journal. In Press
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