Associate Professor Shane Foley

Dr Shane Foley

Associate Dean for Graduate Taught Studies

Associate Professor Shane Foley is the Head of Subject for Radiography, having been the BSc Radiography Programme Director from 2015-2019. In his role as Head of Subject he has academic oversight of two undergraduate Radiography programmes as well as 28 post-graduate offerings from the Radiography and Diagnostic Imaging section. He is Chair of the Radiography Degrees Committee and also a member of UCD Academic Council. His primary research interests are in Computed Tomography, radiation dose and optimisation methods and is currently a partner in three European Commission funded projects in these areas. 

He is a past president of the Irish Institute of Radiography and Radiation Therapy and remains active both nationally and in a European context via the European Federation of Radiographer Societies, of which he is an Executive Board member. He has chaired scientific committees for both European (ECR 2018/19 and European Radiation Protection Week, 2023), and international congresses (ISRRT, 2021) and continues as an external expert for the International Atomic Energy Agency.