Dr Martin Benwell
Telephone:+44 (0)20 7815 8368
School/Division:Health and Social Care / Allied Health Sciences
Dr Martin Benwell is an Associate Professor in the Division of Allied Health Sciences. His research interests are in Job Satisfaction in Radiographers and the Role of Reporting Radiographers. He gained his PhD in Medical Sociology at City University London in 1999.
He has been working at LSBU since January 2005. He has supervised two PhDs and one Professional Doctorate to successful completion, and is currently supervising a number of PhD and Professional Doctorate students.
A qualified radiographer since 1977, he has spent more than 30 years in radiography education.
He is a partner with the Health and Care Professions Council, and has attended radiography validations at many HEIs in the UK.
Dr Benwell's main topic of teaching is research methods. This is taught at level 5, level 6, level 7 and level 8. He has particular focus on Pathology for Radiographers.
Dr Benwell is currently researching the role of reporting radiographers in the UK. His recent publications have been in the field of protection of the eyes of professional pilots from UV light.
Most recent publications
Benwell, MJ and Fowler, P The reporting radiographer's role: a contemporary insight. journal of Social Science & Allied Health Professions, 1. 6-11.
Chorley, AC and Lyachev, A and Higlett, MP and Khazova, M and Benwell, MJ and Evans, BJW Sunglass Filter Transmission and Its Operational Effect in Solar Protection for Civilian Pilots.. Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance, 87. 436-442. DOI 10.3357/AMHP.4499.2016More publications at LSBU Research Open
- Society and College of Radiographers (Member)
- Health and Care Professions Council (Member and Partner)
Externally, Dr Benwell takes part in the examining of radiography PhDs and Professional Doctorates. He holds a partner role with the Health and Care Professions Council.