Connect to a network of local biomedical scientists, support staff and students through your local IBMS region 

Your local IBMS region will:

  • organise scientific meetings and social events, providing an opportunity to network and exchange ideas with IBMS members from across your region.
  • offer support for members taking part in public engagement activities in local schools, universities and hospitals.  
  • raise local issues with IBMS Council, including; changes to local service provision, reconfiguration, training and education. 


Get involved with your local region 

Getting involved with your local region will provide opportunities to develop a range of skills; from leadership to presentation and public speaking.

There are a number of ways you can get involved, including; joining your local region's committee, organising or speaking at a region event and taking part in careers events and other public engagement activities in your local area.

If you want to get involved with your local IBMS region please contact your local committee using the email address listed on your region's webpage.


What's happening in my local region? 

You can find local events, news stories, forum threads discussing local issues and useful documents listed under your local region's webpage.  

Log in and click on your local region on the left-hand menu or in the listing below for all the latest local information.


Not sure which region you belong to?

Log in and go to MyIBMS - your Region and Branch will be displayed on the right-hand side of the MyIBMS page.

Region not listed?

We currently have the following inactive regions: East Anglia and South East. If you are interested in getting involved with either of these regions please contact for more information. 


List of IBMS Regions


List of Regions

East Midlands Region

East Midlands

Chair: Emily Clarke
Secretary: Clare Raubusch
Treasurer: Caroline Parkes

Irish Region


Chair: Glen Mcdowell

If you are interested in getting involved with the Irish region please contact

IBMS London Region


Chair: Malcolm Goodwin
Secretary: Lynne Hall
Treasurer: Sue Alexander

IBMS North East Region

North East

Chair: Jennifer Collins
Secretary: Stuart Costelloe-Ferguson
Treasurer: Sharon Campbell

North West Region

North West

Chair: Dave Eccleston
Secretary: Jane Harrison-Williams
Treasurer: Christopher Wall and Debra Padgett

Scottish Region


Chair: Nicola Small
Secretary: Jordan Wilson
Treasurer: Azra Sharif-Qayyum

South West Region

South West

Chair: Andy Usher
Secretary: Malcolm Owen
Treasurer: David Gurney

Welsh Region


Chair: Michelle Peters
Secretary: Owain Thomas
Treasurer: David Williams

West Midlands Region

West Midlands

Chair : Daniel Kearns
Secretary: Jayne Parkes
Treasurer: Helena Kilgariff

Yorkshire Region


Chair: Joanna Andrew
Secretary: Deborah Cammish
Treasurer: Christine Ainger