Trustee Elections 2024 – FAQs

The 2024 Society Trustee elections are well underway, with nominations still open until Friday 12th July. We have hosted two Zoom Q&A sessions, have fielded questions via the #elections-2024 Slack channel and Social media, and have been talking to RSEs in our teams up and down the country. In this blog post update, with...

Trustee Nominations and Elections 2024

We would like to announce that the sixth round of Society Trustee elections will take place in September 2024. Every year, a number of the current trustees stand down, and a new batch of trustees are elected at the Annual General Meeting (AGM), which will take place at RSECon24 in Newcastle. The Society is...

Behind the Scenes: Life as an RSE Society Trustee

Hello there! My name is Mike, and in September 2023, I was elected to the Society’s Board of Trustees. With the 2024 elections coming up, I wanted to share my experiences from the last year, along with testimonials from other current and former trustees, to help you decide whether getting involved with the Society...

An Update on Society Mailing Lists

by Mike SimpsonTrustee and co-lead of the Communications and Publicity Working Group As you may be aware, the Society recently transitioned to a new membership platform, to help us and our members to better manage their data and payments. During the transition, we also decided to change how the Society Newsletter and other mailing...

The Festival of Hidden REF

by The Hidden REF Committee* This blog post has been written by the organisers of the event, which was supported by the Society’s Events and Initiatives Grant. For more info, or to apply for a grant to support your event, click here. The key aims of the Festival of Hidden REF were to grow...

Membership Platform Transition

The Trustees would like to inform our members about upcoming changes to the way that we manage your membership of the Society. Since the Society was founded, we have been using White Fuse as our membership platform. However, as the Society has grown and our needs have changed, we have decided that White Fuse...

RSECon24 Webinar

On 2 November 2023, the Society hosted a webinar to discuss our plans for the annual RSE Conference. RSECon24 Co-Chairs Katie Finch and Dave Horsfall hosted the meeting, along with the conference steering group and previous committee members. In this meeting, we discussed the goals for the 2024 conference, the committee roles and answered...