Support the work of RASP by applying to become a Member.
The purpose of appointment as a member of the Centre for Religion and Social Policy (Centre) is to promote and foster the work of the Centre through:
- links between RASP and other appropriate institutions;
- collaboration in research, scholarship, publication, advocacy and policy development;
- exchange and sharing of knowledge, experience and expertise.
Members of the Centre will also have the opportunity to engage together in religious and social policy dialogue under the Centre’s auspices. Those with a religious faith will also be given opportunities for participating in intentional conversations that are integrative of their faith and professional research and social policy practice.
Membership of the Centre is accorded to collaborators who take part in the work of the Centre on a regular basis or during a period of at least three months based at, or otherwise working with, the Centre. The status implies a significant contribution to the work of the Centre. While membership of the Centre is usually honorary, Members are not precluded from receiving remuneration for undertaking specific assignments for the Centre.
The Management Group may appoint as Members of the Centre persons who are able to contribute to its aims.
- Members of the Centre are entitled to access facilities of the Centre and, through the Centre, may be entitled to access the facilities of the University.
- Members of the Centre must acknowledge the Centre and the University in public activities and research publications supported by their association with the Centre.
Appointment as an Associate Member of the Centre is accorded to collaborators who take part in the work of the Centre on a regular basis or during a period of at least twelve months working with the Centre. The status implies a significant contribution to the work of the Centre. While an Associate Member of the Centre is an honorary role, Associate Members are not precluded from receiving remuneration for undertaking specific assignments for the Centre. Appointment as an Associate Member of the Centre is made upon the recommendation of the Director to the Centre Committee and normally reviewed and potentially renewed annually.
How to apply for Membership
If you would like to apply to become a member, please download and complete our application form, then, together with the statement detailing how you propose to contribute to the work of the Centre, please attach to this application form a short curriculum vitae (up to 5 pages) detailing current and previous research and/or other professional contributions relevant to the work of the University of Divinity and the Centre for Religion and Social Policy.
An updated application form will be available shortly.
Applications should be addressed to the Director of the Centre: Reverend Dr Gordon Preece.