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SETAC Europe Education Committee
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Are you a member of SETAC Europe who wants to help shape the Society with limited time? The Education Committee could be your answer!

What We Do

Part of SETAC´s mission is the promotion of education in the environmental sciences. As Education Committee, we plan and coordinate all activities of SETAC Europe relating to education of the membership and of the general public.

We evaluate the proposals for training courses at annual meetings and other course proposals.

In addition, we provide input to the Certification of Environmental RiskAssessors (CRA) program in collaboration with the Certification Program Committee, predominantly by identifying potential course organizers and basic as well as specialized courses for the CRA program.

How We Do It

 

  • Advice the SETAC Europe Council on education related policies and activities
  • Identify and organise courses tackling current and future needs of personal development of the SETAC community
  • Recruit and evaluate course proposals to be included in the Certification of Environmental Risk Assessors (CRA) program

Committee Members

  • Bruno Campos (Chair), Unilever, UK
  • Ana Marta Gonçalves (Vice Chair), University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Michelle Bloor (Immediate Past Chair), SRUC, UK
  • Alexander Feckler (Early Career Representative), SLU, Sweden
  • Amy Brooks, Cambridge Environmental Assessment, UK
  • Anne Alix, Corteva Agriscience, UK
  • Francesca Pellizzato, ECHA, Finland
  • Gemma Gimenez Papiol, TecnATox, Spain
  • Kristina Bitter (Student Representative), RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Lena Benner (Student Representative), RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Mark Egsmose, EFSA, Italy
  • Marta Martins, FCT-Nova, Portugal
  • Vera Terekhova, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
  • Rebecca Bundschuh, SETAC Office, Belgium

Time Investment

It does not require a large time investment to perform the duties of the Education Committee, while it allows us to keep up to speed with training and educational demands and offers.

  • Typically it takes between one or two hours to independently review all the training course proposals. This is followed by a one- or two-hour teleconference for the committee to discuss the proposals as a panel.
  • Overall, the Education Committee takes a time commitment of approximately ten hours a year.

How to Join

We have vacancies! Find out more on the SETAC website and join us. To apply, please send a covering letter explaining your motivation to join the Education Committee and a CV to Bruno Campos, the Education Committee Chair.