Sir Godfrey Hounsfield memorial lecture

Established in 1997 in honour of Sir Godfrey Hounsfield and his pioneering work in computed tomography, this lecture was initially endowed by Dr Marion Frank OBE, and subsequently funded by a bequest from Sir Godfrey Hounsfield. Nominations can be for a BIR Member of any age and discipline and the lecture carries a stipend of £1,000. The subject of the lecture should be an account of a major recent advance in radiology and its allied sciences and it is usually given at the BIR's Annual Congress.

Deadline for the next award: 31 December 2019. Please send your nomination to Ms Lucy Stewart, Committee Secretary (awards@bir.org.uk)

2018 award

Andre Dekker 2018

The winner of the 2018 award, Professor André Dekker, delivered his lecture entitled "Big data for better cancer care" at the BIR Annual Congress on 1 November. Professor Dekker is a full professor of Clinical Data Science at Maastricht University in the Netherlands.

Previous Lecturers

2017

Dr Gareth Davies

2015

Professor Habib Zaidi

2016

Professor Stephan Achenbach

2014

Professor Ignac Fogelman 

2013

Not awarded

2012

Dr Stuart Taylor

2011

Dr Gary Cook

2010

Professor Bleddyn Jones

2009

Professor Francis Smith

2008

Dr Stephen Golding

2007

Dr Clive Kay

2006

Professor Andy Adam

2005

Professor Willi Kalender and Professor Adrian Dixon

2004

Dr Anwar Padhani

2003

Professor Alan Jackson

2002

Dr Andrzej Dzik-Jurasz

2001

Dr Elspeth Whitby

2000

Dr Chris Nutting

1999

Professor Ken Miles

1998

Dr Steve Halligan

1997

Dr Martin Blomley



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