ISRRT Research Award to the ISRRT Chesney Research Fund

July 21st 2020

Dear Council Member of the Irish Institute of Radiography and Radiation Therapy (IIRRT),

It is my pleasure to announce the 2020 ISRRT Chesney Research Fund. The aim of the ISRRT Research Fund is to promote research that helps encourage evidence-based practice and improve the standards of delivery and practice in medical imaging and/or radiotherapy. Starting in 2016, to commemorate the Chesney sisters who left in their will a legacy to ISRRT, the fund was name from the ISRRT Research Award to the ISRRT Chesney Research Fund.

Call for Grant Application 2020 in the theme of

“Patient Safety in medical Imaging”

You are invited to propose a research project/proposal. The project may include improved or newly developed methodology or 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 2020.

The grant is £2500 (1 year project) and £5000 (2 year project). Full details of the Research Fund Guidelines and application form can be found at the http://www.isrrt.org. Additional information can be requested from the ISRRT’s CEO at ceo@isrrt.org. The closing date for submission of grant application is 30st September2020. Funding decision will be announced by 31th October 2020.

Warmest regards,

Yudthaphon Vichianin. Ph.D.
ISRRT’s Director of Education