What have you done to improve radiation safety in your setting?
Enter this award to share your work and improve healthcare across the world and win up to £1000 for travel to your chosen relevant scientific conference to present your presentation/poster.
Please note that due to the pressure on health professionals at the current time, this prize will not be awarded in 2021
Applications are now invited. Closing date for applications: 30 September 2020.
- The applicant must design a new resource/tool to improve radiation safety in healthcare. This may be innovative software or a novel use of new technologies. It could consist of a device or object to warn, protect or assess protection provided. It could be a new concept to challenge or enhance current thinking on radiation safety.
- Following the conference, the winner of the award must submit their research to a relevant BJR journal for consideration for publication. The winner must also submit a written report to the BIR on their experience at the relevant conference.
- Only BIR members are eligible to apply.
Complete the application form and return by the deadline to Lucy Stewart firstname.lastname@example.org
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The winner of the 2017 prize is Mark Worrall, Ninewells Hospital, for his creation of a computational model to accurately estimate the thickness of an attenuator from a single digital radiograph. Mark was presented with his award at the BIR event: New Ionising Radiation Regulations: What does it Mean for Me? This took place in London on 26 September 2017.
Photograph: Left to right: Simon Hemsworth, Marketing Manager, Northern Europe (GE Healthcare), Mark Worrall, Andy Rogers, BIR President and Dawn Philips, Sales and Marketing Leader (GE Healthcare)