Opportunities to get involved in BASES’ Division Committees and Advisory Groups

30th January 2024

Several volunteers will conclude their current tenures over the next couple of months, and some have now concluded their terms on BASES’ Standing Committees and Advisory Groups, for which we extend our thanks.  We are currently going out to open advert for the following roles:

  • Biomechanics and Motor Behaviour Division Committee: Postgraduate Student Rep*
  • Physical Activity for Health Division Committee: Postgraduate Student Rep* and Undergraduate Student Rep*
  • Physiology and Nutrition Division Committee: Membership Rep** 
  • Psychology Division Committee: Deputy Chair and Postgraduate Student Rep*
  • Sport and Performance Division Committee: Deputy Chair and Undergraduate Student Rep*
  • Climate Action and Sustainability Advisory Group (formerly Climate Change Action Team): Members (see separate advert)
  • Clinical Exercise Physiology UK Group: 2 x End-user Reps and Allied Health Professional Rep
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group: Undergraduate Rep
  • Expert Statement Advisory Group: 2 x Members - Biomechanics specialism and Psychology specialism
  • Outreach Project Team: Member
  • Sport & Exercise Psychology Accreditation Route Advisory Group (SEPAR AG): Chair; Candidate Rep and End-User Rep
  • The Sport and Exercise Science Editorial Group: Nutrition Rep, Social Media Rep and Expert Statement Rep

* Division Student Reps (Postgrad and Undergrad) also serve on the BASES Student Advisory Group (SAG).

** Physiology and Nutrition Division Membership Rep will also serve on the BASES Membership Reps Advisory Group.

The respective terms of reference can be found here.

The appointment of the above roles will be via a formal, open and transparent recruitment process, with the aim of attracting the widest range of the most suitable talent. At BASES, we are committed to Fairness, Professionalism, Honesty, Responsibility and Excellence. We strive to improve our ways of working to be more inclusive and diverse, to accelerate our impact on society and live up to our Values. We acknowledge that we lack representation from various underrepresented groups and therefore strongly encourage applications that will amplify the voices of people with a disability, those from culturally and ethnically diverse backgrounds, women or gender diverse people in STEMM and members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Please notify the Chief Executive Officer (iwilson@bases.org.uk) if you require reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.

If you would like to discuss any of the above roles in more detail, before making an application, please email the Chief Executive Officer (iwilson@bases.org.uk).

To apply for any of these current vacancies, please submit a maximum of two pages of A4, outlining:

  • why you are volunteering for this role,
  • what skills and experience you would bring to the Committee / Advisory Group,
  • how you will improve equity, diversity, and inclusion within the context of the Committee / Advisory Group you are applying for,
  • and any ideas you have about moving forward the work and priorities of the Committee / Advisory Group.

Please email this to iwilson@bases.org.uk by 10 am on Wednesday 21 February 2024. Please mark this email as confidential and within the subject header, please add the name of the Committee or Advisory Group that you are expressing an interest in.

For those Reps whose terms will conclude over the next couple of months, there will be a handover phase with the incoming appointed Rep.


BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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