Professor Stuart Taylor was awarded one of the highly prestigious and competitive 5 year HEFCE senior lecturer posts (one of only 32 awarded in the UK and the sole Radiologist) and was previous recipient of inaugural Royal College of Radiologist (RCR) Research fellowship. He is local academic lead for academic clinical fellows and academic clinical lecturer programme (D of H integrated academic pathway scheme and heads the development of functional MRI at UCLH in oncology, and Gastrointestinal diseases. Current research interests include the use of MRI and ultrasound in the prediction of histological markers of disease activity in Crohns disease. He sits on the research committees of the RCR, BSGAR and ESGAR and advised the NICE committee developing guidelines for the investigation of faecal incontinence. He collaborates widely with researchers in statistical methodology, health economics, modelling, and health behaviour and is the current Royal College of Radiologists Roentgen Professor.