Our Peatlands Research Special Interest Group Needs You!

Our Peatlands Research Special Interest Group is looking for new Committee members!

The Peatlands Research SIG has a thriving and active research and communications community, covering all aspects of peatlands, bogs, mires, fens and a diverse range of fauna, flora and fungi.

There are a number of positions available, providing a great opportunity to gain experience/skills in different areas, whilst being able to connect with new contacts in your field of expertise.

We are looking individuals to fill the following roles:

– Events Coordinator: help identify and organise collaborative meetings and workshops relevant to the field of expertise and provide support at these events.

– An Early Career rep & Student rep: help encourage and support young researchers as a growing network of people interested in Peatlands Research.

– Publicity/Social Media Coordinator: help identify activities that could be flagged to the BES Press Office, be responsible for managing the group’s social media pages, and assist with marketing of events and activities.

If you are interested in any of these roles or think you can provide skills in other areas, please contact Ian Rotherham – the Peatlands SIG coordinator via i.d.rotherham@shu.ac.uk