Student Ambassadors are a key group of enthusiastic student members that help the Society achieve its goal of supporting and promoting the molecular biosciences. They are a point of contact for the students at their institutions, encourage membership amongst their peers, serve as a conduit for the transfer of ideas between student members and the Society, and also help to organize local events such as student receptions. 


 

Student Ambassadors are asked to:


  • Help recruit new members from amongst their peers through informal discussions. Student Ambassadors should feel comfortable recruiting student members (both Undergraduate and Postgraduate) by giving presentations on the benefits of membership
  • Promote the Society's activities, training events, meetings, outreach initiatives, grants and journals. Student Ambassadors will receive email updates with details of relevant activities and events which they will disseminate to their fellow students 
  • Provide insight as to how the Biochemical Society can support students in their careers. 
  • Organize a Biochemical Society-sponsored event each year or attend a Freshers' Fair to promote membership and recruit new members. Student Ambassadors can apply for a £200 grant to support the cost of running the event. 

In return for this we provide any literature and support that is needed to promote membership, as well as providing online resources and sending a twice yearly pack of Society material for display at the institution or on a departmental notice board. Student Ambassadors are invited to attend the annual ambassador day where they can network with fellow Student and Local Ambassadors.

 

Student Ambassadors will develop leadership and collaboration skills and gain the opportunity to grow their network both within their institution and regionally.

 

Applications to become a Student Ambassadors are now being accepted

 

Questions? Contact the membership team:
membership@biochemistry.org
+44 (0)20 7685 2444

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Institution
Student Ambassador     
University of Bath    
Dragana Catici   
University of Cambridge
Megan Booth
 University of Edinburgh Matthew Sinton
The Francis Crick Institute    
Hazal Kose
University of Hertfordshire
Hershna Patel
University of Kent Chloe Johnson
Royal Holloway, University of London 
Ahmad Al-Tahhan
Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London  
James Brash
MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences Marta Barbon
MRC Harwell, Oxford
Thomas Nicol
University of Surrey Aryan Dariush