The RES is looking to recruit further people to the Education and Training Committee.

The RES launched the Education and Training Committee in 2023, with an aim to help shape the future path of education and training at the Society, enabling the Society to enrich the world with insect science

Some exciting new programmes that will are being explored initially include: 

  • A new CPD programme for entomologists 
  • A new schools education programme both in the UK and globally 
  • Establish a new bursary programme for undergraduate and postgraduate students 
  • Working more with other partners and stakeholders  

The committee, chaired by Dr Joe Roberts, meets around three times each year, with virtual or hybrid meetings.  They will also be scheduled at various times to enable all time zones to be included where possible.  The committee members support the work of the RES staff team in between meetings. 

The RES hugely values equity, diversity and inclusivity and the valuable input that our global membership brings.  We want the committee to reflect all areas and backgrounds of our community.  

We would love to hear from those involved in:

  • School education and curriculum 
  • Those involved in training educators


The new Education and Training Committee will discuss and work on a number of topics.  In particular, we would welcome applicants with an understanding or skill in any of the following areas: 

  • School education and curriculum

To Apply: 

Please send a short covering letter explaining why you wish to be part of the committee and your most recent CV. 

The application closing date is 31 January 2024.

Please send your completed application to and

For an informal conversation on the role please contact

The Royal Entomological Society 

The Royal Entomological Society is devoted to the understanding and development of insect science. We support international collaboration, research and publication. We aim to show every person how remarkable and valuable insects are and want to enrich the world with insect science.  The Society established in 1833 has a growing global membership with an ambitious strategy to increase the impact and relevance of insect science.