The BIR: where science meets medicine for the benefit of the patient

Whether you are a radiologist, radiographer, medical physicist, radiotherapist, oncologist or a company working in the field of radiology, there is a membership to suit you.


The BIR publishes the journals BJR, BJR|case reports, DMFR and Imaging, as well as book titles which are essential reading for radiologists, medical physicists, radiotherapists, radiographers and radiobiologists.


• Special Interest Groups and Scientific Committees • Regional Committees • Prizes, Awards and Bursaries • Knowledge Hub • Online Journals and Resources • Archives • Links


Our educational events provide an opportunity for the sharing of knowledge and discussion. We offer a wide range of engaging programmes across the UK for everyone interested in radiology.

  • 27 MARCH 2015

    First BJR|case reports articles published

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    02 MARCH 2015

    Jusha joins BIR

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  • 02 MARCH 2015

    Professor Sir Muir Gray to deliver BIR/Toshiba Mayneord Lecture

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    20 FEBRUARY 2015

    IAEA seeks feedback on radiation protection report

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  • 02 FEBRUARY 2015

    Were you ever a BIR Trainee/Student member? Sign up for Full member conversion...

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    02 FEBRUARY 2015

    Support for Image Gently

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  • @BIR_News: Remembering the vision of Wilhelm Roentgen on his birthday today, inventor of #xray @radiographyuk @RCRadiologists 27/03/2015 - 11:36
  • @BIR_News: RT @BJR_Radiology: Friday sea creatures from the deep dark BJR archive... 27/03/2015 - 11:14
  • @BIR_News: Some beautiful radiography of marine life courtesy of @BJR_Radiology ... 27/03/2015 - 11:14
  • @BIR_News: RT @BJR_Radiology: Reorganization in radiotherapy set up as a prospective trial by @mariajacobsnl et al #openaccess 27/03/2015 - 10:33
  • @BIR_News: As it's Friday.... 27/03/2015 - 08:31
  • 02 MARCH 2015

    Is the NHS failing to leverage transformation from technology?

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    02 FEBRUARY 2015

    X-ray risks – ask for evidence

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  • 09 JANUARY 2015

    Skill mix in radiology: a personal tale

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    17 DECEMBER 2014

    Improving patient outcomes while cutting costs

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  • 08 DECEMBER 2014

    A Radiologist in the Planning Room

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    03 NOVEMBER 2014

    The advent of radiation protection through WWI radiology martyrs

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  • 06 OCTOBER 2014

    The Importance of Investing in Medical Technology

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    05 SEPTEMBER 2014

    Professionalism in healthcare

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