Help shape the future of your Society on a BES Committee

Committees oversee the workings of the BES, from the journals we publish and the events we run, to policy work, and support for education and careers. Sitting on a committee is a powerful way to contribute your voice and help shape the future of your Society.

Fred Windsor

BES Grants Committee

“Seeing the diversity and quality of research proposals from across the ecological community is one of my favourite parts of the grants committee.

Being able to help support ecologists in their ideas is incredibly rewarding and a great honour.”

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Tin Hang (Henry) Hung

BES Events Committee

“I can’t be more grateful to be part of the Events Committee, where we always strive to facilitate a transparent and inclusive BES for all – making everyone count, making ecology count.

“I’d definitely recommend considering joining a BES Committee.”

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Marianne Freeman

BES Grants Committee and Education & Careers Committee

“I was full of ‘imposter syndrome’ when I attended my first Education & Careers Committee meeting, but I didn’t need to be nervous as the staff and other Committee members were so friendly and welcoming, and were keen to give me roles to make me feel involved.”

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