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BSI election results

L-R: Calum Bain, Emma Chambers, Helen McGettrick, Alice Burton

Following the elections for upcoming vacancies on the BSI’s Board of Trustees and Forum, the BSI would like to offer our warm congratulations to the following successful candidates. 

  • Dr Calum Bain (Medical Research Council Centre for Inflammation Research, University of Edinburgh) will join the BSI as an Early Career Trustee. He will commence his term of office in July 2018.
  • Dr Emma Chambers (Division of Infection & Immunity, University College London) will join the BSI as an Early Career Trustee. Her term of office will commence in January 2019.
  • Dr Helen McGettrick (Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, University of Birmingham) will join our Forum as England representative (commencing summer 2018).
  • Alice Burton (Division of Infection & Immunity, University College London) will join our Forum as Early Career Representative (commencing summer 2018).

The turnout for these elections was 17% of the BSI membership.  We would like to thank all the candidates who stood for election.  Prior to this vote, a number of positions on our committees were appointed uncontested – you can read more about these role holders here.

The British Society for Immunology is here to represent all immunologists working in science, healthcare and industry.  Our committees are vital in leading our work, making numerous decisions about how the Society is run, what activities we focus on and what support we provide to members.  We look forward to working with all our new committee members in the coming months to forward the Society’s mission to promote excellence in immunology research, scholarship and clinical practice to improve human and animal health.



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