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  • 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:...

  • Promote your 2020-21 degree courses with the BASES Course Finder

    Promote your 2020-21 degree courses with the BASES Course Finder

    2nd 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 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...

  • BASES Marketing Internship Opportunity

    BASES Marketing Internship Opportunity

    1st July 2019

    Role: Marketing and Communications Assistant (Intern) Location: Leeds Beckett University, Headingley, Leeds Contract: Fixed term12-month internship contract (starting August 2019) Salary: £12,000–£18,000 per...

  • 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...

  • Professor Jerry Morris honoured by The Royal Society of Medicine

    Professor Jerry Morris honoured by The Royal Society of Medicine

    24th April 2019

    Professor Morris has been widely recognised as one of the founders of the academic field of physical activity and health. As long ago as the early 1950s he established the impact of lack of activity on incidence of...

  • BASES Student Conference 2019 award winners announced

    BASES Student Conference 2019 award winners announced

    23rd April 2019

    The BASES Annual Student Conference awards seek to reward outstanding contributions to sport and exercise sciences by BASES members. Awards are presented for research (free communication and poster) in separate...

  • BASES BIG 2019 #BIGintheHUD

    BASES BIG 2019 #BIGintheHUD

    23rd April 2019

    To coincide with National Biomechanics Day on 10 April 2019 - a worldwide celebration of all things Biomechanics, The University of Huddersfield hosted a very successful Biomechanics Interest Group event themed...

  • Callout to join the BASES Scientific Programme Committee deadline 3 May

    Callout to join the BASES Scientific Programme Committee deadline 3 May

    10th April 2019

    BASES wishes to appoint seven representatives to the BASES Annual Conference Scientific Programme Committee. All successful applicants will serve a term of two years covering the BASES Conferences in 2020 and 2021. ...

  • £1,000 of Funding Available for Women in the Sports Science Sector

    £1,000 of Funding Available for Women in the Sports Science Sector

    9th April 2019

    Women & Leadership International is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across the UK’s sports science sector. The campaign is providing women with grants of up to...

  • BASES Expert Statement Grants - deadline 1 May

    BASES Expert Statement Grants - deadline 1 May

    2nd April 2019

    Expert Statement Grants now available  Number Offered: Up to 4 each year Value of Grants: Up to a total of £1,000 Target BASES Membership Category: Professional Application Closing Date: 1 May and 1 October (each...

  • Successful Sport and Performance Division Event

    Successful Sport and Performance Division Event

    28th March 2019

    To celebrate the BASES endorsement of the brand new HIIT Science course, co-founder Dr Martin Buchheit delivered on all things High Intensity Interval Training at a workshop at Newman University, Birmingham on Thursday...

  • BASES host their 16th Heads of Department (HoDs) Forum

    BASES host their 16th Heads of Department (HoDs) Forum

    20th March 2019

    BASES hosted their 16th Heads of Department Forum on Wednesday 20 March 2019 at Coventry University’s TechnoCentre. The HoD Advisory Group Chair, Dr Lance Doggart FBASES said, “The Forum was another great success...

  • The Sport and Exercise Scientist Editorial Advisory Board - Nutrition Rep position available

    The Sport and Exercise Scientist Editorial Advisory Board - Nutrition Rep position available

    19th March 2019

    There is a position available on The Sport and Exercise Scientist Editorial Advisory Board to cover the area of Nutrition (and work alongside the other representative covering this area). If you are energetic, highly...

  • Appointments and Remuneration Committee Fellow positions available - deadline 6 April

    Appointments and Remuneration Committee Fellow positions available - deadline 6 April

    19th March 2019

    Three BASES Fellows are invited to join the BASES Remuneration and Appointments Committee. The Remuneration and Appointments Committee consists of:  • BASES Chair • 1 Non-Executive Director • 3 BASES Fellows. ...

  • BASES Conference 2019 Abstract Submission - Key Dates

    BASES Conference 2019 Abstract Submission - Key Dates

    12th March 2019

    Abstract Submission Dates BASES will soon be inviting abstract submissions for BASES Conference 2019, taking place at the King Power Stadium, Leicester on 19-20 November. From 1 April 2019, abstracts will...

  • Emeritus Professor Tudor Hale

    Emeritus Professor Tudor Hale

    26th February 2019

    Emeritus Professor Tudor Hale (1933-2019) It is with sadness that we pass on the news of the death of Emeritus Professor Tudor Hale.  Tudor was considered by his peers as a ‘visionary’ academic and one of the...

  • Deadline approaching for conference parallel session member proposals

    Deadline approaching for conference parallel session member proposals

    25th February 2019

    BASES members have until 5pm on Friday 1 March to submit a proposal for a parallel invited session (lecture or symposia) for BASES Conference 2019. This year, up to 3 parallel invited parallel sessions in the...

  • Win a year's free BASES membership

    Win a year's free BASES membership

    21st February 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...

  • Call out to members to review online Human Kinetics Courses

    Call out to members to review online Human Kinetics Courses

    19th February 2019

    BASES offers a number of online CPD courses through our partners Human Kinetics (HK). Members receive generous discounts on these courses and can obtain CPD credits by completing them. BASES is keen to offer...

  • BASES Supporting National Biomechanics Day

    BASES Supporting National Biomechanics Day

    11th February 2019

    BASES are proud to be sponsors of the 4th Annual National Biomechanics Day (NBD) - a worldwide celebration of all things Biomechanics. From 2016 - 2018 NBD events have been hugely successful with over 20,000...

  • International Conference Grants deadline 1 March

    International Conference Grants deadline 1 March

    11th February 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...

  • Member proposals invited for BASES Conference 2019 programme

    Member proposals invited for BASES Conference 2019 programme

    6th February 2019

    As part of plans to expand the breadth of content at BASES Conference 2019 (19-20 November) and enable greater input from the membership, we are inviting BASES professional and overseas members to submit proposals for...

  • Royal Society of Medicine Wall of Honour Ceremony

    Royal Society of Medicine Wall of Honour Ceremony

    4th February 2019

    The Royal Society of Medicine will hold its annual Wall of Honour Ceremony on Sunday 31 March 2019. This year's ceremony will include the adding of Professor Jerry Morris, a pioneer of physical activity for health in...

  • New Education and Teaching Special Interest Group

    New Education and Teaching Special Interest Group

    29th January 2019

    Expressions of interest for involvement in a new Education and Teaching Special Interest Group (SIG) are sought from Association members. The overarching aim of the SIG will be to promote excellence in teaching...

  • BASES Physiology and Nutrition Division Day

    BASES Physiology and Nutrition Division Day

    28th January 2019

    Our third division day was hosted by Birmingham City University on January 16th. We had a good range of speakers covering applied aspects of sports science support, career experiences, more traditional underlying...

  • Abstract submission deadline approaching for BASES Student Conference

    Abstract submission deadline approaching for BASES Student Conference

    25th January 2019

    The BASES Student Conference 2019 is taking place Wednesday 17th-Thursday 18th April, 2019 is being co-hosted by The University of Dundee and Abertay University in Dundee.  Don’t miss the...

  • BASES Announce New Division Appointments

    BASES Announce New Division Appointments

    16th January 2019

    The BASES Appointments and Remuneration Committee are pleased to confirm the following members have been appointed to various committee roles: Biomechanics & Motor Behaviour: Deputy Chair - Dr Andrew Mitchell ...

  • Early Career Grants - deadline 1 February

    Early Career Grants - deadline 1 February

    8th January 2019

    Number offered: 2 each year Target BASES Membership Category - Professional member Application Closing Date: 1 February and 1 August (each year) Apply for this grant: Click here to download the application form Results...

  • BASES now inviting applications to host 2020 Student Conference

    BASES now inviting applications to host 2020 Student Conference

    17th December 2018

    BASES would like to invite institutions to bid to host the BASES Student Conference 2020. Click here for the guidelines and application form to bid to host the conference. Please note that as part of the...

  • BASES sign MoU with Sport and Exercise Science New Zealand

    BASES sign MoU with Sport and Exercise Science New Zealand

    16th December 2018

    This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlines the defined agreed collaborative relationship between the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) and Sport and Exercise Science New Zealand (SESNZ)...

  • Prof Tom Reilly Doctoral Dissertation Award - deadline 31 January

    Prof Tom Reilly Doctoral Dissertation Award - deadline 31 January

    12th December 2018

    The Prof Tom Reilly Doctoral Dissertation Award was established in 2010 through the generosity of Routledge and is named after Professor Tom Reilly (1941-2009) who was an Honorary Fellow of BASES. The prize is £500....

  • Letter of the issue win a year's free membership

    Letter of the issue win a year's free membership

    4th December 2018

    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 Conference 2018

    BASES Conference 2018

    29th November 2018

    BASES Conference 2018 took place on 27-28 November at Harrogate Convention Centre; two inspiring days filled with world-leading insight and expertise.  Thank you to all delegates, speakers, presenters, exhibitors...

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