FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I become a member?

Joining the Network is as easy as filling out and submitting the form on the Join Us page.

Is there a fee for membership?

Membership is free.

Why should I join?

Besides networking opportunities to meet your colleagues, member benefits include:

  • A readily accessible and up-to-date database of members, grey literature and shareable resources
  • Regular funding and conference alerts
  • Resources to generate knowledge transfer across research users
  • Regional liaison work to ensure that the provincial network is built on strong local interactions

Who should join?

Members of BC’s research community working in environmental or occupational health research, new investigators or students in this area and members of the community who use this research.

How is the direction of the BCEOHRN decided?

The Network is guided by a volunteer Board of Directors who represent many of BC’s post-secondary institutions and regions. Feedback is welcome from our members - contact us.

Why is BCEOHRN a non-profit society?

BCEOHRN was founded in 2005 through a grant from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, which ended March 31, 2010. Since then, BCEOHRN registered as a non-profit society under the BC Society Act to increase the pool of possible funding sources.