Theme: Safe Practice in Medical Imaging and/or Radiation Therapy

ISRRT is in the pleasant situation to announce to its members the ISRRT Chesney Research Fund for the year 2018.  The aim of the ISRRT Research Fund is to promote research that helps improve the standards of delivery and practice of medical imaging and/or radiotherapy as well as to encourage evidence-based practice.

This year Theme is: Safe Practice in Medical Imaging and/or Radiation Therapy

Around this theme, you and your colleagues are invited to submit a research proposal.
Bids may include new methodology and modification to standard protocols and procedures which may result in a sustainable or improved quality service in the respective discipline of medical imaging and radiation therapy. Applications with other themes are also welcome but priority will be given to applications following the proposed theme for 2018.
The ISRRT Research Fund was set up in 2009 and a research proposal was funded the first time in 2010.
In 2016 to commemorate the Chesney sisters who left in their will a legacy to ISRRT the ISRRT Research Award was named the ISRRT Chesney Research Fund
The grant is £2500 for 1-year and £5000 for 2-year projects. Full details of the Research Fund Guidelines and application form can be fund on the or can be obtained from the CEO of ISRRT at The closing date for submission of a grant application is 30 April 2018. The funding decision will be announced by late July 2018.
I would be grateful if you could promulgate the invitation message to members of your societies. This call for application is also available on the ISRRT website.

Yours faithfully,

Dimitris Katsifarakis

ISRRT CEO support Services

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