Membership

IAFR can offer you guidance, networking, training, education, group support, protocol development, procedures, and research opportunities.

Membership

The IAFR can offer you guidance, shared experience, networking, collective knowledge, training, education, group support, information, protocol development, procedures, and research opportunities.

Full Member

Full membership of IAFR is open to any registered* radiographer, radiologic technologist, and imaging technician with an interest in forensic medical imaging.

*Registered refers to registration by a recognised national or international regulatory body.

£65/year

Associate Member

Associate membership is open to anyone with a professional interest in forensic medical imaging, this may include Doctors or Academic professionals. Associate Members will not have any voting rights at the annual general meeting.

£60/year

Student Member

Student Membership will be open to any student registered on an approved full-time course of education in radiography or radiologic technology leading to a qualification eligible for registration who has an interest in forensic medical imaging.

£30/year

Fees are due on 1st April each year. Members joining after 1st October will be required to pay 50% of this amount for the period 1stOctober to 31st March and fees in full annually upon renewal. Membership is not guaranteed upon completion of this online process and all membership applications will be reviewed before acceptance. 

Should I Join?

If you are a radiographer or associated professional working with, or interested in:

  • Medico-legal cases
  • Mass Fatality Incidents (MFI)
  • Suspected physical abuse (SPA)
  • Paediatric post mortem imaging
  • Post mortem CT, MRI and angiography
  • Sudden death
  • Detection of narcotics
  • Artefact or archaeological examinations
  • Natural disasters
  • War crimes, genocide, torture and other human rights violations

Then the IAFR is for you!

What We Do?

IAFR members:

  • Develop post-graduate forensic radiography courses in conjunction with universities and academic institutions
  • Identify victims of mass fatality incidents
  • Investigate high profile homicide cases
  • Investigate war crimes and genocide
  • Locate concealed objects
  • Organise and manage forensic training courses and conferences
  • Advise governmental bodies and professional organisations on forensic radiography policies and procedures
  • Advise national programmes on emergency planning
  • Analyse archaeological material for research for museums, universities, and archaeological units
  • Examine paintings for authenticity and conservation 

What Will I Get?

On joining, you will receive:

  • IAFR membership badge
  • Access to the online members area including protocols and guidelines
  • Online access to the Forensic Imaging (FI) journal
  • Regular electronic newsletters
  • Vote at the Annual General Meeting, Ordinary and Extraordinary General Meetings
  • Stand for election to the committee
  • Nominate members to stand for election to the committee
  • Details of projects and training programmes
  • Advance notice of and discounted rates for training events and conferences
  • Full members will automatically become associate members of the International Society of Forensic Radiology & Imaging (ISFRI) 
  • Discounted rate for ISFRI and IAFR joint annual international congress

Membership is not guaranteed upon completion of this online process and all membership applications will be reviewed before acceptance.

Associate Members will be entitled to:

  • Access to unrestricted areas of the web site
  • Receive advance notice of and advance registration for educational and training events
  • Obtain IAFR Associate Member discount where available

Membership is not guaranteed upon completion of this online process and all membership applications will be reviewed before acceptance.

Student membership will be available to registered students for the duration of their studies and 1 year post graduation. The student membership fee will be set at one half of the full member rate and shall rise to the full member rate one year post graduation.

Student Members will be entitled to:

  • Access to restricted areas of the web site
  • Receive advance notice of and advance registration for educational and training events
  • Obtain IAFR Student Member discounts where available

Membership is not guaranteed upon completion of this online process and all membership applications will be reviewed before acceptance. You will be asked for proof of your current undergraduate study status and the end date of your degree.

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