Clinical performance assessment and training across radiology, pathology and surgery.

Emeritus Professor Alastair G. Gale invented the Personal Performance in Mammographic Screening (PERFORMS) scheme, the first radiological self-assessment scheme, used nationally in breast cancer screening, and developed computer aided diagnostic aids for breast cancer based on mammographic feature identification. All his research is concerned with human performance, performance errors -particularly in medical imaging interpretation and how to minimise these as well as with eye movement recording technology.

Alastair is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society; a Chartered Psychologist; a Chartered Health Psychologist; a Fellow of the Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors; and an honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Radiology.

He is also a former Chartered Ergonomist and Human Factors Specialist, and a registered Health Professions Council Practitioner Psychologist.

He is the editor of 14 books concerning vision in applied situations, author of over 210 articles in edited books and international scientific journals while he has presented over 350 presentations at international scientific conferences.