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  • Blog Squad

    To provide an insider's view of the 2018 IACUC Conference (IACUC18), we are once again accepting applications for the PRIM&R Blog Squad, a team of dedicated writers who help cover PRIM&R's conferences from start to finish, before and after an event.

    This members-only volunteer opportunity is ideal for those who enjoy writing and would like to share their conference experience and insights with the research ethics community. Those selected to serve on the Blog Squad will write 6-7 posts to be published on Ampersand in exchange for complimentary registration for IACUC18. They'll also receive complimentary registration an IACUC18 Preconference Program of their choice.

    Important Dates
    Application deadlineFebruary 7, 2018
    Applicants notifiedFebruary 14, 2018


    We seek motivated, professional PRIM&R members who demonstrate/possess:

    • An interest in writing about ethical issues in research
    • Strong writing skills
    • Ability to meet deadlines
    • Availability to attend the entire conference, including a pre-conference program
    • A knack for creativity and positive thinking

    Interested in learning more? Read the PRIM&R Blog Squad volunteer description, or check out past posts from PRIM&R Blog Squad members.


    To apply, please complete the online application (in the application, you will be asked to provide a statement of purpose, brief biography, headshot, and an introductory blog post. For examples of introductory blog posts, see introductions from past Blog Squad members on Ampersand.)

    If you have any questions, contact PRIM&R's marketing and communications manager, Kelly Whelan.