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Call for nominations for the IBRO Pan-European Regional Committee (PERC) now open

The call for nominations for the IBRO Pan-European Regional Committee (PERC) now open.

As a member society of IBRO the BNA can nominate up to three candidates. 

If you are interested in being nominated for a position on PERC by the BNA, please read all the information.


  • Nomination to the BNA for one of three BNA-supported applications for the IBRO Pan-European Regional Committee (PERC) = May 24th 2021
  • Nominations submitted to IBRO by BNA = May 31st 2021

Responsibilities of Regional Committee Members

The IBRO Regional Committees are responsible for planning and implementing the decisions, policies, programs and activities approved by IBRO leadership within and across the five IBRO regions.

Regional Committees function through different means of communication and normally meet in person at least once per year in connection with a major international or regional meeting, such as the IBRO World Congress, SfN annual meeting, FENS Forum, or SONA, FALAN and FAONS congresses. 

Additional committee activities: 
•    Identify and advise IBRO on regional needs, challenges and opportunities
•    Leverage resources and provide relevant training and career opportunities for regional researchers and those interested in neuroscience in the region
•    Serve as IBRO regional ambassadors
•    Develop and propose the annual regional budgets for IBRO
•    Reviewing regional and global grant applications
•    Attend annual committee meeting to review, discuss and identify regional neuroscience priorities
•    Work closely with national and regional organizations and member societies to increase brain research and awareness in the regions

Regional Committee Member Terms

Regional Committee Members serve an initial term of three years and can run for re-election to serve a second and final term of three years. Regional Committee members who are elected in 2021 will begin their terms on 1 January 2022 and serve until 31 December 2024.

Nomination procedure

Nominated candidates must be current members of the BNA and should have previous knowledge of and experience with IBRO activities. Candidates should also confirm their willingness to serve before being nominated. To apply to be nominated for one of the three positions available, please complete and submit the form below by Monday 24th May 2021 (BST 23:59).

Posted on 04/05/2021

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