BASES comes to Aber

10 May 2008

The professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK, The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES), has announced the launch of a BASES Welsh Branch to be based in the first instance in the Department of Sport and Exercise Science at Aberystwyth University (  The aim of the Branch is to further promote the aims of BASES and its members within the geographical area of the region. The pilot scheme will run for two years in the run-up to the 2010 BASES Student Conference at Aberystwyth University. BASES aims to have a locally elected/nominated Chair and Representative Committee established, with Branch activities including regular meetings, seminars and CPD opportunities. It also aims to publish a Welsh translation of the weekly BASES E-Newsletter.


If you are interested in joining the BASES Welsh Branch, then please contact Professor David Lavallee ( The Branch will be hosting its inaugural event at Aberystwyth University on Monday, June 2nd 2008 from 12-2pm on Research and Evaluation Activity in Sport and Exercise in Wales. Dr. Sue Denman, the Deputy Director of the Welsh Office of Research and Development (WORD) for Health and Social Care, will be speaking on the 2008 WORD Research Funding Scheme.