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  • New EDI resources now available

    11th August 2022

    Members of the BASES Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group have collated a suite of EDI resources (articles, books, podcasts, videos, webinars) across a number of EDI themes, including Allyship, Building...

  • Establishment of the International Confederation of Sport and Exercise Science Practice

    9th August 2022

    BASES is a Foundational Full Member of the International Confederation of Sport and Exercise Science Practice (ICSESP), represented on that Board by Dr Keith Tolfrey FBASES. The establishment of this new...

  • UKAD Clean Sport Connect webinar series

    9th August 2022

    12th October 2022 - UKAD Clean Sport Connect Webinar Series Register here: 12th October: Clean Sport Connect Tickets, Multiple Dates | Eventbrite Introduction: Speaker: Prof Sue Backhouse (5-10...

  • Congratulating learners on their result day

    9th August 2022

    A big congratulations to those Physical Education students receiving their SQA results today. Key decisions about what to study at university can be overwhelming. There are many resources available to help you make...

  • BASES Career Guide: A Guide to Careers in Sport and Exercise Science

    5th August 2022

    We are delighted to launch the new BASES Career Guide: A Guide to Careers in Sport and Exercise Science.  www.bases.org.uk/careerguide Our updated Career Guide includes a wealth of guidance and information...

  • Promoting the work of the BASES’ Public and External Affairs Advisory Panel

    19th July 2022

    Following open recruitment in spring 2021, the Association’s new Public and External Affairs Advisory Panel (PEA-AP) was established. Its role is ‘to get BASES out there’ to ensure that Politicians, Policy...

  • Appointment to the BASES’ Heads of Department Advisory Group

    18th July 2022

    Further to open recruitment last month for applications to be a member of the BASES’ Heads of Department Advisory Group (HoD AG), we are pleased to announce that Steve Hunter has been appointed to the Advisory Group....

  • Promoting the work of the BASES’ Climate Change Action Team

    11th July 2022

    In July 2021, the Board agreed to develop and implement a Climate Change Action Plan to help address the Climate Change Emergency. Following open recruitment, the inaugural Climate Change Action Team (CCAT) was formed,...

  • Inaugural Energy Stress Meeting 2022

    7th July 2022

    Inaugural Energy Stress Meeting 2022 - Energetic Stress: an endocrine and physiological conundrum for elite athletes and everyday mortals Date: Thursday 15 September 2022 Time: 9.30 to 17.00 Location:...

  • BASES signs a Memorandum of Collaboration with Clinical Exercise Physiology Association

    28th June 2022

    This Memorandum of Collaboration (MoC) outlines the defined and agreed collaborative relationship between the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) and Clinical Exercise Physiology Association...

  • Vacancy within the BASES Heads of Department Advisory Group

    22nd June 2022

    Are you passionate about supporting our Sport and Exercise Science Department Heads and Course Leaders? There is a current vacancy within the BASES Heads of Department Advisory Group (HoD AG) and we are seeking...

  • Discount available on Clinical Exercise Physiology, Fifth Edition

    21st June 2022

    BASES members can enjoy an exclusive 20% discount on Clinical Exercise Physiology, Fifth Edition, using promo code BASES20. “Clinical Exercise Physiology, Fifth Edition is a comprehensive guide to the clinical...

  • NEW Special Interest Group - Performance Analysis

    21st June 2022

    BASES are please to announce the NEW Special Interest Group for Performance Analysis convened by Donald Barron. Their mission is to provide leadership on the creation and maintenance of a sustainable performance...

  • Prof Edward Winter Early Career Researcher Award - deadline 1 August

    21st June 2022

    We are now accepting applications for the above award: Number Offered: 1 each year Target BASES Membership Category: Student or Professional member Application Closing Date: 1 August (each year) Apply for this...

  • Deadline extended for Abstracts for BASES Conference 2022

    8th June 2022

    Abstract submissions and registration are now open for BASES Conference 2022, which this year is taking place at the King Power Stadium, Leicester, on Tuesday 15 to Wednesday 16 November 2022. Abstracts are invited...

  • BASES announces a new partnership with UKAD

    8th June 2022

    Following a review of the existing agreement, BASES and UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) are pleased to announce a new Memorandum of Understanding to support our members in helping to keep sport clean.  UKAD is an active...

  • Want to contribute to the next issue of The Sport and Exercise Scientist?

    7th June 2022

    Have you engaged with an article in the recent issue of The Sport and Exercise Scientist? Have your say by writing a ‘Letter of the issue’, be published in The Sport and Exercise Scientist (Summer 2022) and receive...

  • Advertise in The Sport and Exercise Scientist Autumn 23 issue

    7th June 2022

    The Sport and Exercise Scientist (TSES) is an excellent advertising vehicle for companies and institutions wishing to reach those with an interest in sport and exercise sciences. Why advertise? TSES is a highly...

  • BASES' Pledge to Net Zero

    3rd June 2022

    To celebrate World Environment Day, BASES is pleased to share news of its Pledge to Net Zero submission which was formally submitted in May 2022. The submission involved calculating the greenhouse gas emissions...

  • BASES Committee Appointments

    1st June 2022

    Following recent open recruitment, we are pleased to announce that Sofie Power has been appointed to the Physical Activity for Health Division Committee as incoming Postgrad Student Rep, and Ishq Abraham has been...

  • Pride Month 2022

    1st June 2022

    LGBTQIA+ Pride Month takes place every June across the world, in celebration of self-identity, inclusivity and equality. To learn more about the work of the BASES Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group,...

  • Coming Soon! BASES Guide to Careers in Sport and Exercise Science

    24th May 2022

    We are pleased to announce that we are updating the BASES Guide to Careers in Sport and Exercise Science; an informative and highly popular resource that provides valuable and up-to-date guidance about study options...

  • REF 2021 results

    12th May 2022

    BASES would like to thank all those who took part in the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021), the results of which were published today. The Association recognises the enormous contribution made by all the Panel...

  • BASES Physiology and Nutrition Division Day - 6 July 2022 - online

    10th May 2022

    Entitled: Current Practice and Future Directions Price: BASES Members only, free Location: Online  BASES Credits: 5 Click here to Book Now  The day will include a mix of networking, a...

  • Mental Health Awareness Week 2022

    10th May 2022

    As we come to grips with the pandemic and begin to shift to a way of living with COVID19, we will continue to better understand just how much this public health crisis has affected us, be it physically, mentally, and...

  • Apply to be the Chair of the BASES Accreditation Advisory Group

    9th May 2022

    BASES Accreditation is a professional standard, widely recognised by employers in the sport and exercise industry, which is awarded to individuals who have demonstrated they have the necessary knowledge, skills and...

  • Orthopaedic Research Grant Opportunities 2022

    5th May 2022

    We have been made aware through Orthopaedic Research UK, a UK based charity aiming to invest in our collective future movement through research & innovations, education and partnerships, of a number of research grant...

  • Deaf Awareness Week 2022

    5th May 2022

    This week we are celebrating Deaf Awareness Week 2022. Throughout the week look out for useful resources, research within the area, and tips across our social media into supporting deaf athletes. Libby Steele...

  • Registrations for BASES Division Event - BASES BIG Day 'BIG Steps Forward' open

    27th April 2022

    The BIG day ‘BIG Steps forward’ has been launched and it will take place virtually on 25th May. The day is developing to be very exciting with dynamic keynotes, roundtable and an international flavour!...

  • BASES signs Partnership Agreement with BASIS, the British Association for Sustainable Sport

    25th April 2022

    Following some collaboration for a recent BASES webinar on sustainability and climate change, BASES and BASIS are proud to sign a new partnership agreement which will promote co-operation between the two organisations...

  • BASES welcomes new Partnerships Manager to cover maternity leave

    8th April 2022

    Sue Watson, BASES Partnerships Manager, will be starting maternity leave from the end of May 2022. We are delighted to advise that Andrew Peart will be joining BASES from 3 May 2022 as Partnerships Manager, to...

  • BASES Student Conference 2022

    5th April 2022

    We regret to announce that the Local Organising Committee has decided to cancel this month’s Student Conference due to an insufficient number of delegates who registered by the event deadline. The Student Conference...

  • Abstracts invited for BASES Conference 2022

    31st March 2022

    We are pleased to announce that abstract submissions and registration are now open for BASES Conference 2022, which this year is taking place at the King Power Stadium, Leicester, on Tuesday 15 to Wednesday 16 November...

  • BASES Expert Statement grants - deadline 1 May

    30th March 2022

    We are now accepting applications for the 1 May deadline. 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...

  • International Sport and Exercise Science Industry Survey

    30th March 2022

    BASES is one of the founding members of the International Confederation of Sport and Exercise Science Practice (ICSESP) which was established in 2020 by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the British...

  • Opportunity to get involved in BASES’ Division Committees and Advisory Groups

    29th March 2022

    A number of volunteers have now concluded their terms on BASES’ Standing Committees and Advisory Groups and we are currently going out to open advert for the following roles: Division Committee - Physical Activity...

  • Occupational Performance - NEW Special Interest Group

    25th March 2022

    Occupational Performance - NEW Special Interest Group (OPSIG) The BASES OPSIG aims to promote evidence-based practice amongst those undertaking research and/or scientific support with occupational groups in...

  • BASES Student Conference - Sponsors/Exhibitors sign up now

    22nd March 2022

    If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at the Student Conference in Huddersfield on 26-27 April - please see further details below: Anyone wanting to sponsor the conference should contact...

  • BASES’ Non-Executive Director to sail across the mighty North Pacific in memory of friend

    21st March 2022

    This week, Susan Went, one of our Non-Executive Directors, will embark on the challenge of crossing the North Pacific Ocean as crew on the Clipper Race, in memory of her good friend Chrissie Jackson, who had hoped to...

  • TSES now live for Spring 2022 edition

    18th March 2022

    The Spring issue (71) of The Sport and Exercise Scientist is now available to view in the BASES Members’ Area. Hard copies have been posted*. *not applicable to overseas members. Highlights: Editor's Choice:...

  • Physical Activity for Health Division Event - 21 June

    18th March 2022

    The Physical Activity for Health (PA4H) Division is delighted to announce that our next Division Day will take place virtually via Zoom on Tuesday 21st June. The day will start with a series of four 15-minute...

  • Anglia Ruskin University confirmed as BASES Student Conference 2023 hosts

    17th March 2022

    BASES Student Conference 2023 will be hosted by Anglia Ruskin University, on their Cambridge campus, on 24-25 April 2023. 2023 marks the centenary of the publication of A.V. Hill’s seminal work on VO2max, which was...

  • Advertise in The Sport and Exercise Scientist Summer 22 issue

    16th March 2022

    The Sport and Exercise Scientist (TSES) is an excellent advertising vehicle for companies and institutions wishing to reach those with an interest in sport and exercise sciences. Why advertise? TSES is a highly...

  • Want to contribute to the next issue of The Sport and Exercise Scientist?

    15th March 2022

    Have you engaged with an article in the recent issue of The Sport and Exercise Scientist? Have your say by writing a ‘Letter of the issue’, be published in The Sport and Exercise Scientist (Summer 2022) and receive...

  • Add your course to the BASES Course Finder

    9th March 2022

    The BASES Course Finder is a directory of undergraduate and postgraduate sport and exercise science courses offered by universities in the UK. It has been developed to assist students in locating degree courses in...

  • BASES welcomes new Professional Development Manager

    8th March 2022

    Late last year, to support the ambitious strategy and operational plan, the BASES Board agreed to split the current Professional Development and Partnership Manager role, undertaken by Sue Watson, into two posts. Sue...

  • International Women’s Day 2022

    8th March 2022

    For International Women’s Day 2022, it is #BreaktheBias across all BASES social media platforms. In line with International Women’s History Month also we are showcasing the history of Sport and Exercise Sciences....

  • Statement of Solidarity with the People of Ukraine

    3rd March 2022

    BASES stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. We strongly condemn the aggressive actions and unwarranted invasion by the Russian leadership on the people of Ukraine. The events in Ukraine are totally...

  • BASES Supervised Experience Candidate Assistance Programme

    28th February 2022

    BASES is keen to support members who are on the Supervised Experience (SE) accreditation route who are in financial difficulty. The Board has created a modest SE candidate Assistance Fund, capped at £1,000 per year...

  • BASES Student Conference 2022 - Registration now open

    25th February 2022

    The University of Huddersfield is delighted to be hosting the Annual BASES Student Conference on 26-27 April 2022. This is an exciting time, as this will be BASES first in person event since the pandemic. The...

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