Membership of the LSI’s four research centres is open to QMUL staff who are actively engaged in research as follows:
Core Membership: open to academics whose primary area of research is aligned with that of the LSI research centre.
Associate Membership: open to academics whose primary area of research is related to, but not closely aligned with, that of the LSI research centre.
General membership: anyone, from undergraduate students to senior managers, can join if they would like to receive updates on the activities of the centre, such as events and funding opportunities by subscription to a mailing list.
Details on how to join and more specific information on the research activities of each centre are available on their dedicated web pages.
Benefits of membership
Core membership benefits: eligibility to apply for LSI PhD studentships; access to funding pots (extends to students and postdoctoral fellows of the PI’s group); increased access to opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration; support for events such as workshops, visiting lectures, conferences, networking events; support with patient and public engagement activities.
Associate membership benefits: networking opportunities; increased access to opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration.
Expectations of members
Members are requested to: provide regular updates to the LSI on achievements (grant applications and awards, publications, events); utilise the corresponding LSI research centre as secondary affiliation in publications where the research is relevant to the LSI; and acknowledge LSI membership where appropriate in grant applications.