The 2013 annual meeting was held jointly with the Bone Research Society in Oxford. We would like to thank everyone who attended the meeting, especially invited speakers and those who shared their work through poster or podium presentations. The organisers would also like to express their gratitude to our sponsors and acknowledge their significant contribution to the success of the meeting.
Congratulations to the following prize winners:
Best Oral - Al Mohamad, Nottingham
Best Poster - GM Whatling, Cardiff
Young Investigator award - S Li, Southampton
Applications are now closed for the 2014 BORS
International Travelling Research Fellowships for
Young Investigators. The Fellowship will begin at the ORS in New Orleans and travel around the globe for 4 weeks to 4 or 5 centres.
The fellowship scheme is made possible by sponsorship from the British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery, publishers of The Bone & Joint Journal, formerly known as JBJS Br.
The BORS 2012 International Travelling Fellows visited: the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York; the Orthopaedic Research Society meeting in San Francisco; University of Sydney and North Shore Hospital, Australia; Hong Kong and Mainland China; and finally Charite University Berlin. Learn more about their exploits
Elections to the BORS Executive Committee
We are delighted to announce that Gordon Blunn has been elected to the post of President-elect and Richard Abel has been elected to the post of Honorary Secretary on the BORS Exectutive Committee.
BORS Session at the British Hip Society
Many thanks to everyone who contributed to the BORS session at the recent BHS meeting in Manchester. The prize winning presentations were:
WHY DON'T ALL MALPOSITIONED RESURFACED CUPS HAVE HIGH WEAR? - A DYNAMIC,
GAIT LAB STUDY.
G Grammatopoulos, S Mellon, M Anderson, H Pandit, R Gundle, P McLardy-
Smith, D Murray, H Gill NDORMS, University of Oxford, Oxford,
SYSTEMIC HEALTH EFFECTS OF CHRONIC METAL EXPOSURE AFTER METALON- METAL HIP
J Prentice, M Clark, N Hoggard, I Stockley, AC Morton, C Tooth, M Hadjivassiliou, JM Wilkinson University of Sheffield, Sheffield
The British Orthopaedic Research Society supports the Bone and Joint Decade.