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Dr Simon Jackson Joins Professor Kevin Prise to Form New BJR Editor-in-Chief Team

2016 24 Nov

We are delighted to announce that Dr Simon Jackson has been appointed as the incoming Editor-in-Chief (Medical) for BJR. He joins Professor Kevin Prise, Editor-in-Chief (Scientific) to further facilitate the development of the journal as a key resource for the radiological scientific community.Dr Jackson has accrued his editorial experience for BJR acting... Read more

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BJR Awards presented to Dr Tilman Emrich and Dr Sonja Gordic

2016 17 Nov

Dr Tilman Emrich is awarded Barclay Medal Barclay Medal WinnerOn 3 November 2016, at the BIR Annual Congress, Dr Tilman Emrich was awarded the Barclay Medal. He was presented with the award by the President of the BIR, Mr Andy Rogers. Dr Emrich won his award for his paper: “Cardiac Magnetic Resonance enables diagnosis in 90% of patients with acute chest... Read more

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Professor Stephan Achenbach receives The BIR Sir Godfrey Hounsfield Memorial Award

2016 13 Nov

On 4 November, at the BIR Annual Congress,  Professor Stephan Achenbach, Professor of Cardiology, University of Erlangen, Germany  was awarded the prestigious Sir Godfrey Hounsfield Memorial Award, following delivery of a lecture entitled “Clinical Applications of Coronary CTA – View of a Cardiologist”.  He was presented with the award by President of... Read more

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BIR/Bayer ‘Make it Better’ Service Award prize 2016 presented at UKRC 2016

2016 30 Jun

The introduction of image-guided lung biopsies using an early discharge protocol means a more cost effective and improved service for patients with suspected lung cancer   A team which has developed a new system to accelerate and improve early diagnosis of lung cancer, a first for the UK,  has won the BIR/Bayer Make it Better Award which was presented... Read more

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The BIR Launches First Free Online “Radiation Protection for Cardiology” Course

2016 22 Jun

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) has led a collaboration between the British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) with representation from the Royal College of Physicians’ Cardiology Specialist Advisory Committee (SAC) to develop a vital training resource for cardiologists.   This online training, developed by the BIR’s Radiation Protection Special... Read more

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BJR Publishes Recommendations for Accurate CT Diagnosis of Suspected Acute Aortic Syndrome (AAS)

2016 31 May

These open access recommendations are published on behalf of The British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging (BSCI) and The British Society of Cardiovascular CT (BSCCT)  Acute aortic syndrome (AAS) is a life-threatening condition which requires urgent and immediate treatment. AAS can be diagnosed by using CT imaging, but it is important that key protocols are... Read more

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BJR publishes Emergency Radiology Special Feature

2016 19 May

This month BJR publishes a special feature on emergency radiology. Volume 89, Issue 1061 is guest edited by Professor Mariano Scaglione (President, European Society of Emergency Radiology, Pineta Grande Medical Center, Castel Volturno, Italy). With organisational and technological advances constantly being made, this is a burgeoning area of clinical... Read more


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