BIR MRRA (UK) New Technologies Prize

The New Technologies Prize is funded by reserves generously donated by the former Magnetic Resonance Radiologists Association (MRRA (UK)). 

This prize is awarded for a novel technological development in imaging and its related sciences or for the clinical application of a new technology. Applications from all disciplines are eligible for consideration for the prize and are considered bi-annually.

Winner of the 2022 award

This was presented to Professor Ferdia Gallagher (Consultant Radiologist at Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge) for the development of hyperpolarised carbon-13 MRI as a clinical tool.

MRRA award winner 2022

 Image: (Left to right): Dr Ferdia Gallagher and Dr Sridhar Redla.

The next award will be made in 2024

 General criteria:

  • The winner is encouraged to submit an article on the relevant topic to BJR
  • The prize is for £500 and is open to both BIR Members and non-members.
  • Closing date for applications is 30 April 2023

The prize is a cheque for £500 and a certificate from the BIR. Presentation will be at the annual BIR's Annual Congress.

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