Dr Robin Williams
BSc MPhil PhD DGPh FIMI FBPA FRPS FBIPP
Robin is a distinguished photographer with more than forty years experience in professional practice. He holds undergraduate qualifications in scientific and medical photography and Masters and PhD degrees in Medicine. He is currently a Fellow of the British Institute of Professional Photography, The Royal Photographic Society, and The Biological Photographic Association of America.
He has been a Professor of Photography for over 20 years and Dean of the Faculty of Art, Design and Communication at RMIT University. He has published over 70 original scientific papers and books and delivered more than 350 conference papers. His work has been regularly exhibited and is in the permanent collections of the Royal Photographic Society and the Arts Council and has appeared in film, television and print media.
His contributions to imaging & communications have been recognised by, amongst others, The Williamson Research Medal of the Royal Photographic Society, The Lancet Award, The BMJ Award, The Medical Education Award, the Presidential Award of the British Institute of Professional Photography, the Norman Harrison Medal of the Institute of Medical Illustration and the Louis Schmidt Medal of the Biological Photographic Association of America. Robin is unique in having twice been awarded The Combined Royal Colleges Medal - given by all the Royal Medical Colleges for an outstanding contribution of photography in the service of medicine.
Dr Williams is currently a member of the Governing Council of the Photographic Studies College in Melbourne, Australia and Chair of its Academic Board.
Robin's Curriculum Vitae