Call for members: CHLA/ABSC Special Committee on Research

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Call for members: CHLA/ABSC Special Committee on Research

Nazi Torabi

CHLA/ABSC is seeking three members to sit on the renewed Special Committee on Research. This is a CHLA/ABSC Board Standing Committee that acts in an advisory capacity to support members undertaking research. Membership will rotate on a 3 year basis with the current initial members serving 1, 2 and 3 year terms respectively.
Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain list of research topics for membership consideration
  • Develop the criteria for an annual award for outstanding research by CHLA/ABSC members and make recommendations to the Board
  • Evaluate research grant applications, and make award recommendations to the CHLA/ABSC Board at least 1 week before a scheduled Board meeting
  • Peer review the abstracts submitted for the annual CHLA/ABSC conference program
  • Submit a report for the Annual General Meeting.

Read more about this Committee's Terms of Reference here.

Interested members should contact Lindsay Alcock ( providing details of research experience by April 18 2016.