Parliamentary shadowing scheme

Our parliamentary shadowing scheme offers early and mid-career ecologists the chance to gain an inside view of the policy world.

Houses of Parliament
Houses of Parliament Davide Simonetti/Flickr

Applications for the 2019 Parliamentary Shadowing scheme in Westminster are now closed.

Selection criteria

Eligibility is limited to ecologists who are:
Current BES members
Post-PhD

Selection is be based on:

Experience or willingness to actively communicate ecological research to policymakers
Strong scientific record for career status
Intent to share what is learned during the Fellowship with students and colleagues