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, 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.

  • 20 JANUARY 2015

    BIR response to increase in funding for cancer drugs

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    08 JANUARY 2015

    COMARE Chair and Members vacancies

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  • 08 JANUARY 2015

    BJR|case reports: Submissions now open

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    08 JANUARY 2015

    Piramal Imaging joins BIR

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  • 08 JANUARY 2015

    BIR welcomes afilliation with the IRIA

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    09 DECEMBER 2014

    BIR at RSNA 2014

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  • @BIR_News: Only 2 weeeks to go! Our Radiology errors and negligence event is on 6 February in London. Book now! 23/01/2015 - 01:05
  • @BIR_News: See this great film which explains the benefits of peripoperative medicine #rcoaperiop @RCoANews 23/01/2015 - 12:01
  • @BIR_News: Does the public really know about #radiation and what a #radiologist actually does? 23/01/2015 - 11:18
  • @BIR_News: RT @RCoANews: Perioperative medicine is a route to give patients more personalised information to make better choices about operations #rco… 23/01/2015 - 10:41
  • @BIR_News: Free webinar on paed #interventional #cardiology 30 Jan 12:30pm GMT by Dr Sonyia McFadden.#radiographer register at: 23/01/2015 - 08:31
  • 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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  • 08 JULY 2014

    Looking back on the life of Professor Robert Steiner

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    07 MAY 2014

    The journey to a single RIS-PACS environment

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