The SCoR is thrilled to announce the appointment of Dr Jonathan McNulty as Editor-in-Chief of the Society’s prestigious international journal Radiography.
Dr McNulty will shadow the current Editor-in-Chief Professor Julie Nightingale for six months from summer 2021 before taking up the three-year post in January 2022.
He will work with the Council of the Society of Radiographers and Trustees of the College of Radiographers, and the publisher Elsevier, to set out both the vision and the strategy for the journal for the next publishing term.
Jonathan is the Associate Professor/Associate Dean for Graduate Taught Studies in the School of Medicine, University College Dublin where he also coordinates the BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography (Graduate Entry) programme. He was Head of Subject, Radiography (2016-2019) and has also coordinated the BSc Radiography programme. He currently oversees 60 postgraduate programmes as Associate Dean.
He is a University Fellow in Teaching and Academic Development and his research interests include healthcare education research, optimisation, neuroimaging and forensic imaging.
Jonathan has delivered over 150 conference presentations, contributed to over 80 journal articles and has held significant national and international research grants. He is former Chairman of the Erasmus Radiography Group, a consortium of 16 academic institutions from across Europe, and former Chairman of the Radiographers Scientific Subcommittee for European Congress of Radiology.
He was elected to the Board of the European Federation of Radiographer Societies, representing over 110,000 radiographers across Europe, in November 2014, he was President from 2017-2021 and currently holds the position of Immediate Past President on the Board.
Jonathan is currently Associate Editor of Radiography Journal. SCoR President Chris Kalinka welcomed him in a letter confirming the post: ‘As you move from Associate Editor to Editor-in-Chief, we are truly delighted to have your considerable expertise, impressive editorial experience and forward-thinking approach. From your role as EFRS President, we have seen first-hand your ability to work collaboratively and strategically when reaching important goals.
'All of the above means the future of the Radiography Journal is in very safe hands. We know that you will continue the excellent work of Professor Julie Nightingale to ensure the journal provides the highest quality, peer-reviewed content, and best meets the educational and research needs of the profession.
'We look forward to seeing where your vision and enthusiasm for Radiography takes the journal over the next three years.’
You can follow Jonathan on Twitter at @McNulty_J