Membership benefits

Working together to improve medicine, health and patient care through the science and practice of imaging and radiation oncology


  • Online Learning Library: access to over 150 recorded talks and webinars with member rates on pay-to-view recorded lectures.  CPD included on most talks. Membership gives free access to one pay-to-view talk from a selection when they join.
  • Member rate on all BIR in-person and virtual events (select events members access for free including World Congress 2023). CPD included.
  • Member rates on all video courses. CPD included.



  • Instant online access to the latest issues of BJR, the BIR's flagship research journal, containing cutting edge research in all areas of radiology, radiotherapy and the underlying sciences
  • Discounted Article Processing Charge (APC) rates to publish open access in BJR, BJR|Case Reports, BJR|Artificial Intelligence, and BJR|Open
  • Access to the complete BJR archive dating back to 1896, including the Nobel-prize winning first report of CT by Godfrey Hounsfield
  • Access to themed special features in BJR



  • Primal Pictures: free access to 3D Atlas Anatomy and Chiropractic as well as cross-sectional imaging.
  • Sharing Platform: free access to practical resources including the Young professionals and trainees section led by our YPAT SIG.



  • Opportunities to join a range of multidisciplinary special interest groups (SIGs)
  • Opportunities to apply to join a SIG management group to support the development of scientific meetings and guidance documents
  • Apply for a range of bursaries and awards via the BIR’s annual prizes and awards programme, much of it sponsored by industry.
  • Browse job vacancies online via our ‘Jobs Board’. 



  • Monthly members e-newsletter
  • Special rates on BIR books and other publications
  • Free option to join IRPA (International Radiation Protection Association) giving access to news and bulletins
  • Special rates available to join the RSM, ARRS and the IOP.
  • Eligible to enter BIR prizes and awards
  • FREE membership for all trainees to the American Roentgen Ray Society and discounted rate for all other members, giving access to AJR and other benefits



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