British Orthopaedic Research Society

The British Orthopaedic Research Society (BORS) is a multidisciplinary association devoted to facilitating collaboration in orthopaedic and musculoskeletal research.

BORS 2020

Thank you to all of the fantastic keynote speakers, live and poster presenters, chairs and attendees for making BORS 2020 an online success.

Recordings of live presentations are available on OrthoMedia.

The live sessions that took place online on Monday 7 and Tuesday 8 September 2020 will remain accessible to those who registered for the conference as well as BORS members through the links on the live presentations page. Poster presentations will also remain available for several weeks through the poster presentations page.

The public lecture is available to view at the link below.

  • Public Lecture
    Effects of spaceflight on skeletal health: Can we get to Mars?
    Mary Bouxsien | Harvard
    Chaired by Richie Gill
    Watch the lecture

Certificates for presenters and registered attendees have been emailed out. Please contact us at if you have not received yours. The Royal College of Surgeons of England has awarded up to 11 CPD points for attendance at the event.


Congratulations to the award winners:

Andrew Sprowson Translation Research Award

  • Alison Kinghorn | Cardiff
    Patients have a wider stance following valgus high tibial osteotomy

New Investigator Awards

  • Maxwell Munford | Imperial
    Mapping multiaxial mechanical properties in the proximal tibia and predicting properties from CT data
  • Saman Tavana | Imperial
    Relationship between internal strains and failure locations in human ‎intervertebral discs under axial compression: A 9.4T MRI study

Meeting Sponsor

Thank you to Bioventus the BORS 2020 meeting sponsor

Meeting Partners

Thank you to OATech+ Network and BOTA (British Orthopaedic Trainees’ Association) the BORS 2020 meeting partners

Conference Committee

Abstract Reviewers

  • Muhamed Alanie
  • Claire Brockett
  • Richie Gill
  • Debbie Mason
  • Andrew Phillips
  • Ines Reichert
  • Mark Wilkinson
  • David Williams
  • Sophie Williams

Online Hosting: Thank you to Imperial College London for providing online hosting through MS Teams for BORS 2020

BORS 2020 | 7 and 8 September 2020