Professor Gill Baynes

Gill was Professor of Medical Imaging Education at the University of Cumbria before her retirement. Her Ph.D. by publication was in Medical Imaging. She is a Fellow and Gold Medal holder in her field and also is a National Teacher Fellow and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She has led a variety of EU funded projects. Gill is a reviewer for 2 professional journals.

Gill is Vice Chair of the Trustee board of CancerCare where she also chairs the Service Development Sub-group. She is the Patron of the Morecambe Bay branch of the Royal Osteoporosis Society.

Gill does numerous presentations to groups such as Rotary, Probus and W.Is. She presents on medical topics, art appreciation, mythology and has done some radiologically focused staff development lectures at CancerCare.

Gill has had many roles in Lancaster and Morecambe U3A as Speaker Co-ordinator, External Liaison, Research Ambassador and Chair. She has organised three conferences for the local U3A under the auspices of the NW Region of U3As. Gill has run two medically related Summer Schools in Penrith for N. W. Region of U3As before running a Summer School on “Lakeland Artists” in 2019. Gill’s appreciation and knowledge of art is something that she has been able to develop now she is retired.

As a sideline Gill studied for a Master of Arts in Creative Writing whilst working and has written four chapters of her autobiography "Radiological Tales of the Unexpected".