Mr Joe Purden

Mr Joe Purden

Senior Lecturer, Healthcare Science
Office - 324
Third Floor
Vivian Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Joe attended Swansea University, graduating in 2015 with a First Class Honours Degree in BSc (Hons.) Clinical Technology. He has also completed a Master’s degree from The University of Oxford in Radiation Biology. Joe has worked in the NHS as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist, before moving to Swansea University to lecture in Medical Physics Technology. He teaches specialist modules in Nuclear Medicine, Radiotherapy Physics and Radiation Physics, as well as areas of legislation and medical imaging techniques.

Joe is currently undertaking a part-time PhD in cancer communication and patient education in radiotherapy. 

Areas Of Expertise

  • Nuclear medicine technology
  • Radiotherapy physics education
  • Cancer communication
  • Access to timely radiotherapy
  • Virtual reality education