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Apply to become an ISHAS Member or Trainee ISHAS Member

(Please review the Help docs below and then complete the form.)

Why Become an ISHAS Member?

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For the CV and Nominator fields, only PDF files should be uploaded; applications containing other file formats will be automatically declined.

Re. Nominators:

Please supply two nominators. Must be current ISHAS Members with two or more years standing. Include name, affiliation, and contact email addresses. Please upload a signed form for each nominator.

The form can be downloaded here. (Please save and upload the completed form only as a PDF.)

Don't Know an ISHAS Member?

Contact the Membership Team

For those who don’t know an ISHAS Member who can nominate you:
  • Briefly explain why you wish to join the Society.
  • Use the contact form below before applying for membership:
Depending on your request, you may want to include a CV. (PDF format only with 2 MB max file size.)

Re. Trainee Members

*Trainee Members shall be in the early stages of their career (e.g. graduate students and postdoctoral researchers) with an interest in hyaluronan science. They are elected initially for a 3-year term by application to the Society, with the possibility of applying for re-election for up to two further 3-year terms. Trainee Members may become eligible for Membership at the time their trainee status no longer applies.

ISHAS Membership Application