BIR Nic McNally Radiobiology Travel Bursary

94_Dr N J Mc Nally 1991-92The Nic McNally prize for Cancer Research was established from monies raised by the friends, colleagues and BIR staff in memory of Dr Nic McNally, who was a long-serving Honorary Editor of BJR and President–elect of the BIR before his untimely death in 1991. The Gray Laboratory Cancer Research Trust has made a generous donation to the prize fund, which will ensure the continuation of the award for many years to come. The prize is in the form of a travel bursary to a conference* and is awarded to a radiobiology researcher who may be scientifically or medically qualified. The winner will be encouraged to submit an article on the relevant topic to BJR.  

*Please note that conference attendance can be in person or virtual, as appropriate 

 

 

2020 Award Winner

2020 AwardAwarded to Mr Conrado Guerrero Quiles, a PHD student at the Manchester Biomedical Research Centre, for his paper entitled ‘Protemic profiling of hypoxia-induced changes in cell derived extracellular matrix from bladder cancer cell lines’ and presented at the National Cancer Research Institute Conference. The award was announced at the BIR’s virtual Annual Congress on 4 November 2020.

 

 

General Criteria:

  • The award is for £750 and is open to BIR members and non-members.
  • The award will be made at an appropriate event, either organised or badged by the BIR.

Application Criteria:

  • Applicants must submit:
    • an application form,
    • an abstract submission form for the relevant conference in which they are participating,
  • Closing date 30 April each year 
  • Applications will be judged by the Awards & Prizes Judging Panel, with advice from the BIR Oncology & Radiotherapy SIG, if required.

 

 

 Previous winners:

2017

Dr Lingjian Yang

2015

Miss Lara Barazzoul

2011

Dr Cornelia Meisenberg

2010

Dr Christine Armstrong

2008

Dr Ester Hammond


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