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How would you improve radiation safety in healthcare?

14 March, 2017
Radiation protection

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) and GE Healthcare have teamed up to offer £1,000 to a BIR member who can come up with the best new tool or resource to improve radiation safety in healthcare.

Ideas could include using innovative software or new technologies; a device or object to warn, protect or assess protection provided; or explore a new concept to challenge current thinking. 

The winner of the Radiation Safety Travel award will receive a £1,000 bursary to travel to a relevant scientific conference of their choice to present the innovation.

To apply, complete the application form below and write up the details of your resource or tool idea in less than 500 words, returning it to

The closing date for applications is 31 March 2017. Applicants must be BIR members.

Click here for more information and to apply. 

The award will be made every two years and applications will be judged by the BIR Awards and Prizes committee. GE Healthcare will not be part of the decision making process. Results will be announced by 30 April 2017 and the award will be presented at a BIR event later in the year.


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