Research & Audit

The BSCI/BSCCT aims to facilitate research and audit into cardiovascular imaging amongst the members of the society.

This section of the website contains information on ongoing research, research grants, and ongoing audit projects such as the BSCI cardiac CT radiation dose audit.

We welcome suggestions of potential research, audit and quality improvement ideas from members. If these ideas are taken forward the members would be involved and acknowledged. Please contact with your suggestions. BSCI/BSCCT members can submit studies for inclusion on this page. If you have suggestions to add to this page please email

Research Grants and Awards

A wide variety of research grants and awards are available for work involving cardiac imaging. This page lists some of the available awards from other organisations. If you have any suggestions for funding organisations to include on this page please email

Royal College of Radiologists

Pump priming grant scheme

BMA Research grants

The BMA Foundation for Medical Research awards research grants each year (totalling approximately £600,000) to encourage and further medical research in a variety of areas. One of these grants, the Josephine Lansdell, is to assist research in the field of heart disease. Applications are invited from UK-registered medical practitioners that are a member of the BMA, and can be for either research in progress or prospective research.

For more information on the Josephine Lansdell grant, other BMA Foundation grants and to apply, please see

British Heart Foundation

BHF provide personal support for clinical and non-clinical cardiovascular researchers at all stages of their career. They also provide grants for short and long term research projects, essential infrastructure and strategic initiatives.


Useful links

Integrated Research Application Service

Health Research Authority – Radiation Assurance


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