Sir Alexander Fleming building
The Musculoskeletal Lab at Imperial College will host BORS 2017 (@borsmeeting2017) from the 4-5th September on the South Kensington Campus in central London.  The meeting will comprise of a mixture of clinical and scientific sessions. Research talks will be presented by invited speakers including:

Prof Justin Cobb (Imperial)
Prof Elaine Dennison(Southampton)
Prof Daniel Prieto (Oxford)
Dr Chantal Chenu (RVC London)
Prof Julian Jones (Imperial)
Prof Agamemnon Grigoriadis (King's College)
Prof Jonathan Jeffers (Imperial)

Details of the meeting programme can be found here.

Accommodation can be reserved though Imperial College at either Beit Hall or Prince’s Gardens.

2018 BORS/BJR International Travelling Research Fellowships for Young Investigators
Following the initiation in 2007 of the very popular international Travelling Fellowships Scheme for Young Investigators, the Executive Committee has approved this scheme for 2018.  

The fellowship is as a vital component of the Societies twin objectives of:

•    Promoting education,
•    Increasing research opportunities for our younger members.

The Scheme involves close collaboration with a number of international centres of excellence in musculoskeletal research and will coincide with the ORS meeting in New Orleans in March 2018.

 The closing date for applications is 14th July 2017 - find out more

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Elections to the BORS Committee
We would like to make you aware of three positions that we are seeking nominations for on the BORS committee:

BORS President,  BORS  Treasurer and BORS Engagement Officer

At this stage we ask you to put yourself or another forward (with a nominator and seconder) if you think you or another are a good match for these roles.  Email Valerie Sparkes ( with the names of the nominator and seconder, a 2 page CV and two paragraphs outlining how you could contribute to the role.
Closing Date: Monday 25th September 2017.
International Combined Orthopaedic Research Societies
BORS is a member of International Combined Orthopaedic Research Societies (ICORS) a global community of musculoskeletal researchers; basic, translational, and clinical.



The British Orthopaedic Research Society supports the Bone and Joint Decade.

Find out more

British Orthopaedic Foundation - Research Agenda