Why our members joined us...

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.

  • 30 JULY 2015

    A big BIR welcome to Cobalt radiographers

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    21 JULY 2015

    Nic McNally prize presented at LH Gray Symposium

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  • 14 JULY 2015

    DICOM sup 184 comments invited

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    10 JULY 2015

    Professor Sir Muir Gray delivers inspirational BIR/Toshiba Mayneord lecture at U...

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  • 08 JULY 2015

    The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) and the Institute of Physics and Engine...

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    08 JULY 2015

    BJR impact factor increases by 32%

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  • @BIR_News: RT @Carestream: Diagnostic Reading #42: Five Must-Read Articles From the Past Week http://t.co/Yx75jecbLq #HealthIT #mammography #radiology 28/08/2015 - 03:05
  • @BIR_News: Happy Birthday Godfrey Hounsfield, inventor of the CT scan! Read his paper 1st describing CT http://t.co/kmzpJHiGp9 http://t.co/gJ9QWvH8sb 28/08/2015 - 02:51
  • @BIR_News: RT @SCoRMembers: Fewer than one in 10 thought of #radiotherapy as a ‘modern’ cancer treatment. http://t.co/gcWluI8u6L 28/08/2015 - 02:32
  • @BIR_News: RT @BJR_Radiology: Happy Birthday Sir Godfrey Hounsfield! His paper first describing CT, published in BJR: http://t.co/tijXew0Udb http://t… 28/08/2015 - 02:04
  • @BIR_News: Superb blog from Diana Tait on raising the profile of radiotherapy @CR_UK @CRUK_Policy http://t.co/Znel789XPa 28/08/2015 - 01:17
  • 29 MAY 2015

    Radiographer and designer: Making brain scans fashionable

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    22 APRIL 2015

    New journal creates a dedicated home for radiological case reports

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  • 27 MARCH 2015

    Shocked and inspired: reflections on radiology in Tanzania

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    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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