The BIR/Siemens research bursary is awarded in memory of Sir James Mackenzie Davidson, a pioneer in British radiology.
This pump priming award has been set up to provide initial financial support to enable researchers to develop proposals with the aim of attracting further funding from external sources. The research must be in the fields of radiology, radiotherapy, oncology, radiography or medical physics.
Announcing the winner of the 2019 award
Dr Andrew Nanapragasam, from King’s College Hospital, London, has been presented with the BIR/Siemens Healthineers research bursary to develop a clinically applicable means of identifying muscle fibres affected by motor neurone disease (MND).
The award was presented at the BIR's Annual Congress by Peter Harrison, Managing Director GB and Ireland, Siemens Healthineers and Dr Jane Phillips-Hughes, President of the British Institute of Radiology (BIR).
In light of the COVID-19 situation, the closing date for 2020 has been postponed to 30 September
Applications for the 2020 award close on 30 September 2020.
Application Form and Guidelines
- To provide pump-priming an award of £1000 is available
- Applicants must submit a brief outline of the intended research project with their application
- Applicants must be BIR members
- Applications and outlines will be judged by the Awards and Prizes Committee
2018 Dr Bisdas Sotirios
2017 Dr Susan Shelmerdine and team
2016 Dr Luke Dixon and team
2015 Dr Karen Eley