The Academic Subcommittee of the BSNR encourages and supports neuroimaging research across the country and beyond. Currently our major roles are in supporting and organising the academic content in the Annual Meeting, working with the Training and Education Subcommittee to organise the Trainee Days and Educational Programme, and administering the Du Boulay Professorship, Isherwood Pump Priming Grant, and Visiting Scholarships, which you can find out more about below.
Grants & Prizes
Find out more about our projects below:
Du Boulay Professorship
Currently held by Dr Tilak Das and Dr Samantha Mills.
Isherwood Pump Priming Grant
A grant to support early career researchers, both trainees and junior consultants.
The 2020 recipient was Dr Aysha Luis, from London.
Grants to support a short period of training in another centre.
The 2020 recipients were Dr Joao Alves and Dr Lalani Carlton Jones.
Annual Meeting Prizes
Awarded at the Annual Meeting for Oral Presentations and Posters.
Last awarded in 2019, in Cardiff:
Burrows Prize: Dr Ayesha Jameel, "Treating movement disorders with sound waves: disrupting the cerebello-thalamic-cortical tremor pathways with MR guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS)"
Poster Prize: Kathryn Twentyman, "Is gadolinium-enhanced MRI necessary for meningioma surveillance?"
The Isherwood Pump Priming Grants are open to trainees and early career consultants - find out more below