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  • Member proposals invited for BASES Conference 2020 programme

    Member proposals invited for BASES Conference 2020 programme

    20th January 2020

    As part of the plans to expand the breadth of content at BASES Conference 2020 (at the King Power Stadium, Leicester on 17-18 November) and enable greater input from the membership, we are inviting BASES...

  • Call for authors: BASES Physiological Testing Guidelines

    Call for authors: BASES Physiological Testing Guidelines

    13th January 2020

    The next edition of the BASES Physiological Testing Guidelines has just been commissioned and is due to be handed over to the publishers by the end of 2020. Now in its fifth edition, it will continue to be published as...

  • Welcoming BASES new Professional Development and Partnerships Manager

    Welcoming BASES new Professional Development and Partnerships Manager

    23rd December 2019

    We are delighted to announce that Sue Watson will be starting as new Professional Development & Partnerships Manager on 20 January 2020.  Sue joins us with over 16 years’ experience within the sports sector;...

  • BASES Office Closure for Christmas

    BASES Office Closure for Christmas

    17th December 2019

    Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year to all our members. The BASES office will close on Friday 20 December and re-open on Monday 6 January 2020. During this period email access will be limited. ...

  • Prof Tom Reilly Doctoral Dissertation Award - deadline 31 Jan 2020

    Prof Tom Reilly Doctoral Dissertation Award - deadline 31 Jan 2020

    5th December 2019

    Applications are now open for the Professor Tom Reilly Doctoral Dissertation Award - sponsored by Routledge Number Offered: 1 each year Target BASES Membership Categories: Student and Graduate Application Closing...

  • Win a year's free Membership

    Win a year's free Membership

    29th November 2019

    Get involved in the debate by sharing your views in a letter to the Editor. At BASES, we encourage all of our members to submit letters and be a part of our publication, The Sport and Exercise Scientist.  All...

  • New BASES Fellows awarded

    New BASES Fellows awarded

    28th November 2019

    Congratulations to our new BASES Fellows who were awarded their certificate at the BASES Annual Conference dinner: Chris Barnes, CB Sports Performance Ltd Prof Andrew Edwards, Canterbury Christ Church University Dr...

  • Annual Conference 2019 award winners announced

    Annual Conference 2019 award winners announced

    28th November 2019

    Congratulations to all our award winners at the BASES Annual Conference 2019 and a huge thank you to our sponsors BASES, Cranlea, Human Kinetics, Routledge/Taylor & Francis and Sportesse. All the winners can also be...

  • Joint BASES & The Physiological Society Sport and Exercise Science Animation

    Joint BASES & The Physiological Society Sport and Exercise Science Animation

    27th November 2019

    BASES are delighted to announce the launch of an exciting new animation project, to promote sport and exercise science, undertaken in collaboration with The Physiological Society. The animation was developed with...

  • BASES Masters Dissertation of the Year Award - deadline 31 Dec

    BASES Masters Dissertation of the Year Award - deadline 31 Dec

    12th November 2019

    We are now accepting applications for the above award: Number Offered: 1 each year Target BASES Membership Categories: Student and Graduate Application Closing Date: 31 December Apply for this award: Click here to...

  • New issue of The Sport and Exercise Scientist

    New issue of The Sport and Exercise Scientist

    6th November 2019

    The Winter issue of The Sport and Exercise Scientist is now available in the BASES Members’ Area and a hard copy will be out for delivery shortly. To sign into the Members’ Area, you will need your...

  • BASES Annual Report 2018-19 now available

    BASES Annual Report 2018-19 now available

    31st October 2019

    The Board has pleasure in presenting the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) Annual Report 2018-19 (covering the period September 1 2018 - August 31 2019) and the financial statements for the...

  • Call out for BASES Student Conference 2021

    Call out for BASES Student Conference 2021

    29th October 2019

    BASES are now inviting applications to host the 2021 Student Conference BASES would like to invite institutions to bid to host the BASES Student Conference 2021. Click here to download the guidelines and...

  • BASES commences recruitment for Professional Development and Partnerships Manager

    BASES commences recruitment for Professional Development and Partnerships Manager

    28th October 2019

    BASES have commenced recruitment for a new Professional Development and Partnerships Manager. Are you ready to take on a new and exciting challenge (or do you know someone who is) ? Main purpose of job: Implementing...

  • ESSA launches free eBook on benefits of exercise for cancer care

    ESSA launches free eBook on benefits of exercise for cancer care

    25th October 2019

    Every four minutes an Australian is diagnosed with cancer, and an extensive and growing body of scientific research has established exercise as a particularly potent medicine for the management of cancer. To help...

  • BASES Annual General Meeting - Tues 19 Nov 2019

    BASES Annual General Meeting - Tues 19 Nov 2019

    21st October 2019

    As a BASES member, you are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. When: Tuesday 19 November 2019, 17:15 - 18:00 Where: Rowley Suite, King...

  • Special roundtable session at BASES Conference 2019 confirmed

    Special roundtable session at BASES Conference 2019 confirmed

    19th October 2019

    A special new session has been added to this year's BASES Conference 2019 programme, which will present and discuss summary findings from the Sport and Exercise Science Education: Impact on the UK Economy report...

  • New BASES Executive Director commences appointment

    New BASES Executive Director commences appointment

    14th October 2019

    A warm welcome to our new BASES Executive Director, Mr Ian Wilson. Ian joins us with extensive involvement and experience in sport, as an elite athlete, national Team Manager, and various management roles within...

  • BASES Applied Practitioner Award

    BASES Applied Practitioner Award

    1st October 2019

    We are now accepting applications for the above award: Number Offered: 1 each year Target BASES Membership Category: Accredited Application Closing Date: 30 November Apply for this award: Click here to download the...

  • LLT working even closer with AGILE and BASES

    LLT working even closer with AGILE and BASES

    30th September 2019

    We are delighted at the release of this collaboration statement, further reinforcing our commitment to partnership working to improve care and referral pathways for evidence based exercise for older people and falls...

  • Call out to Members to apply for BASES Division Committee positions

    Call out to Members to apply for BASES Division Committee positions

    26th September 2019

    We are inviting members to apply for the following positions within the BASES five Division Committees: Biomechanics and Motor BehaviourPhysiology and NutritionPhysical Activity for HealthPsychologySport and...

  • BASES Expert Statement Grants - deadline 1 Oct

    BASES Expert Statement Grants - deadline 1 Oct

    9th September 2019

    We are now accepting applications for Expert Statement Grants. Aim of grant The BASES Expert Statement Grants aim to assist the development of expert statements on broad topics, related to the application of scientific...

  • BASES Conference early bird booking deadline - 13 September

    BASES Conference early bird booking deadline - 13 September

    4th September 2019

    There is just over one week left to secure your delegate place at discounted early bird rates for BASES Conference 2019. The early bird booking deadline is Friday 13 September at 5pm.  The conference will be...

  • BASES commences recruitment for new Executive Director

    BASES commences recruitment for new Executive Director

    28th August 2019

    BASES current Executive Director, Tom Holden, has decided to accept an offer to join the Joseph Rowntree Foundation as their new Head of Business Insight in November; BASES have therefore commenced recruitment for a...

  • BASES Undergraduate Dissertation of the Year Award - deadline 30 September

    BASES Undergraduate Dissertation of the Year Award - deadline 30 September

    19th August 2019

    We are now accepting applications for the BASES Undergraduate Dissertation of the Year Award. Number Offered: 1 each year Target BASES Membership Categories: Student and Graduate Application Closing Date: 30 September...

  • The Open University "Investigating Psychology 2" module now open for registration

    The Open University "Investigating Psychology 2" module now open for registration

    13th August 2019

    Following approval of the new Sport and Exercise Psychology Accreditation Route (SEPAR), BASES can now provide more information about our partnership with The Open University, which has been developed to offer BASES...

  • A thank you to Marsha Stankler

    A thank you to Marsha Stankler

    7th August 2019

    We are sad to announce that Marsha Stankler is leaving BASES after working for the organisation for fourteen years.  Her last day in the office is today Wednesday 7 August. Marsha has secured a new role in the...

  • BASES International Conference Grant - deadline 1 Sept

    BASES International Conference Grant - deadline 1 Sept

    6th August 2019

    Applications are now open to apply for an International Conference Grant: Number Offered: 3 each year Target BASES Membership Category: Professional Application Closing Date: 1 March, 1 June, 1 September (each year)...

  • HCPC approve BASES Sport and Exercise Psychology Accreditation Route

    HCPC approve BASES Sport and Exercise Psychology Accreditation Route

    31st July 2019

    BASES is delighted to confirm that the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) has now fully approved the new Sport and Exercise Psychology Accreditation Route (SEPAR). This means that individuals who successfully...

  • Win a year's free membership

    Win a year's free membership

    23rd July 2019

    Have you engaged with an article in a recent issue of The Sport and Exercise Scientist?  Have your say and win a year’s free BASES membership by writing and submitting a ‘Letter of the issue’ to...

  • Promote degree courses with the BASES Course Finder

    Promote degree courses with the BASES Course Finder

    21st July 2019

    Are you a Course Leader or Head of Department seeking ways to promote your sport and exercise courses for the 2020-21 academic year?  Listing courses on the BASES Course Finder helps you promote your courses to a...

  • BASES Early Career Grants - deadline 1 August

    BASES Early Career Grants - deadline 1 August

    9th July 2019

    We are now accepting applications for the Early Career Grant.  Two grants are offered each year to Professional members. To apply for this grant: Click here to download the application form Results Available:...

  • BASES Physical Activity for Health Day at University Centre Shrewsbury

    BASES Physical Activity for Health Day at University Centre Shrewsbury

    2nd July 2019

    The University Centre Shrewsbury hosted an inspirational and informative event for the Physical Activity for Health Division on the 25th June 2019 which was chaired by Divisional Chair Dr Dave Broom. Twenty-five...

  • Call out for BASES Awards Committee Chair - deadline 5 July

    Call out for BASES Awards Committee Chair - deadline 5 July

    26th June 2019

    BASES wish to appoint a Chair for the BASES Awards Committee. The successful applicant will serve a term of three years. The Awards Committee consists of six BASES professional members covering a broad range of...

  • Applications now open for BASES Fellowship - deadline 31 July

    Applications now open for BASES Fellowship - deadline 31 July

    25th June 2019

    BASES is now inviting applications for BASES Fellowship. BASES Fellowship is awarded to recognise esteemed professional achievement, skills, knowledge and service to BASES and the sport and exercise science...

  • Nominations open for the Science Council’s CPD Awards 2019

    Nominations open for the Science Council’s CPD Awards 2019

    24th June 2019

    The Science Council’s CPD Awards are back for 2019 to celebrate 5 years of excellence. Have you gone above and beyond to keep your CPD up to date? Think you have an outstanding CPD record? Consider nominating...

  • Changes to BASES Special Interest Group guidelines

    Changes to BASES Special Interest Group guidelines

    22nd June 2019

    BASES Special Interest Groups (SIGs) provide an active forum for networking, discussion and knowledge sharing for BASES members who share an interest in a subject area. A number of changes have been made to the rules...

  • Call out for Biomechanics & Motor Behaviour Member For Scientific Programme Committee

    Call out for Biomechanics & Motor Behaviour Member For Scientific Programme Committee

    18th June 2019

    BASES wish to appoint a Biomechanics and Motor Behaviour representative to the BASES Annual Conference Scientific Programme Committee. All successful applicants will serve a term of two years covering the BASES...

  • BASES Conference abstract submission deadline extended to 21 June

    BASES Conference abstract submission deadline extended to 21 June

    14th June 2019

    Following a number of requests, BASES has decided to extend the final abstract submission deadline for BASES Conference 2019: authors now have until 9:00am on Friday 21 June to submit abstracts. Submit your abstract...

  • Call out for Biomechanics Accreditation Committee member

    Call out for Biomechanics Accreditation Committee member

    11th June 2019

    BASES are seeking a BASES Accredited member, with expertise or background in biomechanics, to join the BASES Accreditation Committee. The Accreditation Committee is responsible for all aspects of the Accreditation,...

  • Physical Activity for Health Division Day - places still available

    Physical Activity for Health Division Day - places still available

    4th June 2019

    Places are still available to attend this free event for BASES members Date: Tuesday 25 June 2019 (10:00 - 16:00) Venue: University Centre, Shrewsbury Click here to book now. Agenda 9.30 – 10.00 Arrival (tea and...

  • Professional development course for external examiners in sport and exercise science

    Professional development course for external examiners in sport and exercise science

    29th May 2019

    BASES and Advance HE (formerly HEA) would like to extend an invitation to existing or aspiring external examiners to take part in a professional development course for external examiners in sport and exercise science....

  • BASES Psychology Division Day at Leeds Beckett University

    BASES Psychology Division Day at Leeds Beckett University

    28th May 2019

    Professor Zoe Knowles FBASES (BASES Psychology Division Chair) and Pete Mackreth (Dean of School, Carnegie School of Sport) welcomed delegates to the BASES Psychology Division Day event at Leeds Beckett University...

  • The Sport and Exercise Scientist latest issue now available

    The Sport and Exercise Scientist latest issue now available

    20th May 2019

    The Summer issue of The Sport and Exercise Scientist is now available in the Member Area for all members including overseas members. A hardcopy will be delivered to you shortly. To sign into the Member Area you...

  • Member vacancy - book, app and podcast review editor

    Member vacancy - book, app and podcast review editor

    17th May 2019

    If you are energetic, highly organised, detail-oriented and up-to-date with current developments, then a position on The Sport and Exercise Scientist Editorial Advisory Board may be for you. We are looking for an...

  • Win a year's free Membership - deadline 5 June

    Win a year's free Membership - deadline 5 June

    13th May 2019

    Have you engaged with an article in a recent issue of The Sport and Exercise Scientist? Have your say and win a year’s free BASES membership by writing and submitting a ‘Letter of the issue’ to editor@bases.org.uk by...

  • BASES International Conference Grants - deadline 1 June

    BASES International Conference Grants - deadline 1 June

    13th May 2019

    Number Offered: 3 each year Target BASES Membership Category: Professional Application Closing Date: 1 March, 1 June, 1 September (each year) Apply for this grant: Click here to download the application form Results...

  • New Committee Appointments

    New Committee Appointments

    29th April 2019

    Congratulations to the BASES members who have been appointed on the following committees: The Remuneration and Appointments Committee Dr Lance Doggart FBASES Prof Dominic Micklewright FBASES Prof Louis Passfield...

  • BASES Student Conference 2019: Sport and Exercise Science – Transforming Lives

    BASES Student Conference 2019: Sport and Exercise Science – Transforming Lives

    29th April 2019

    Over 240 students, academics and exhibitors from across the UK (and further afield) arrived in Dundee on the 17- 18 April for the annual BASES Student Conference 2019, co-hosted by the University of Dundee and...

  • Updates to the BASES Undergraduate Endorsement Scheme criteria

    Updates to the BASES Undergraduate Endorsement Scheme criteria

    25th April 2019

    The BASES Undergraduate Endorsement Scheme (BUES) is the recognised standard for sport and exercise science undergraduate degree programmes in the UK. Endorsement is awarded to courses that provide the necessary...

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