By staff writers

October 15, 2018 -- The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) and GE Healthcare are partnering together on a radiation safety travel award worth 1,000 pounds (1,135 euros).

The award aims to foster the sharing of best practices in radiation safety. Participants are asked to design a new tool or resource to improve radiation safety in healthcare, such as software or a device. The winner will receive funding to travel to a relevant scientific conference of his or her choice to present the innovation.

Applicants must be a BIR member and complete the application form, available for download at, giving details of the resource or tool in fewer than 500 words, and return it to The closing date for applications is 31 March.

GE and BIR give the award every two years, and applicants are judged by a BIR. Results will be announced by 30 April and presented at a BIR event later in the year.

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