Membership is on an individual basis. TaPRA does not admit group or institutional memberships.
Membership is normally open to any individual on payment of the appropriate fee. In exceptional cases the Executive Committee may refuse an application for membership or renewal of membership.
Members undertake to observe the research ethics framework as laid out by the Research Councils (RCUK) with particular reference to promoting research integrity and maintaining highest standards of good practice. The Executive Committee reserves the right to refuse membership and/or attendance at annual conference and/or presentation of work that is demonstrated to have breachedacceptable research conduct resulting in fabrication, falsification, misrepresentation, or plagiarism.
Subscription is on an annual basis and runs from conference to conference or from the point of joining to the next scheduled conference. A concessionary rate is available where eligibility can be demonstrated.
The Executive Committee will review the level of the Annual Subscription each year and propose any changes to it at the AGM.
Honorary life membership may be granted by the Executive to individuals who have given distinguished service to the organisation. Such memberships will be confirmed at the Annual General Meeting.
All members have a right to attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting.
The Executive Committee is responsible for managing the Association’s affairs and finances and executing the decisions made by the membership at the Annual General Meeting and is empowered to seek, where appropriate, the means to support and maintain the aims of the Association. The Executive Committee consists of named offices some of which may be staffed by more than one member, each of whom is a full member of the Executive Committee.-
The offices are as follows:
(A job description for each officer’s portfolio can be found here [add link] with further information relating to the operational practices and responsibilities for each post-holder)
To be considered for membership of REF2021 sub-panel 33, the forms and guidance documentation are now available. Deadline 30 November 2017.