Researchers' Society

The Researchers' Society (RS) is run by students and early-career researchers of the MRC­ Centre for Environment & Health and aims to promote the welfare and career development of researchers across the  Centre and the CRTH and EEH HPRUs.

All PhD students, early-career researcher and technical staff whose Supervisor/Principal Investigator/Project is part of the HPRUs or MRC Centre are members of the Society.

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For more information, please read here: Researchers Society Constitution

Researchers' Society Commmitee

The organisation of the Researchers' Society is conducted by the Researchers' Society Committee. Membership of the Committee is open to all members who attend Committee meetings and show an active interest in the running of the society.

The Researchers' Society has a representative on the MRC Centre’s Executive Committee, as a full member, thereby ensuring that the needs of the students and early-career researchers can be presented to the key decision makers.

Co-chairs: Allison Gaines (PhD) and Joseph Levermore (Research Associate)

Committee members:

  • Public Engagement:  Alex Spiers (PhD student)
  • Social Sec: Hanbin Zhang (Research Associate)
  • Treasurer: Mike Hedges (PhD student)
  • Sustainability: Aina Roca Barcelo (PhD student)
  • Training: Melanie Egli (PhD student)
  • Webmaster: Emily Muller (PhD student)
  • General committee membership: Carl Desouza (Research Assistant); Annalisa Sheehan (PhD student); Stefan Gillott (PhD student); Diana Varaden (Research Associate), Brendan Bos (PhD student), Ola El Saleh (PhD student), Leonardo Zea Reyes (PhD student), Juan Rivillas-Garcia (PhD student)

Senior advisors:

  • Fred Piel – HPRU Academic Career Development Director
  • Eduardo Seleiro – HPRU Manager

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