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Lay Advisory Board Member

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ORGANIZATION: The Brain Tumour Charity

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 5 people are interested

We are recruiting into a new Lay Advisory Board made up of people with personal experience of living with a brain tumour or a close friend or family member.

  • You will work in parallel to our main Scientific Advisory Board, made up of International researchers with expertise in brain tumour biology, oncologists and genetic specialists.
  • You will be asked to read through and discuss the lay (plain English) sections of selected applications we receive for funding and provide feedback.
  • You could also take part in interview panels for our fellowship schemes and ask questions relevant for brain tumour patients and their families
  • We are looking for people who are organised, reliable and confident in reading over and understanding sometimes complex documents.
  • Good communication skills and confidence in speaking as part of a group.
  • Willingness to advocate for the needs of the whole brain tumour community.

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About The Brain Tumour Charity


27 Rye Close, Fleet, Hampshire GU51 2UH, GB

Mission Statement

The Brain Tumour Charity is the world's leading brain tumour charity and the largest dedicated funder of research into brain tumours globally. Committed to saving and improving lives, we're moving further, faster to help every single person affected by a brain tumour. We're set on finding new treatments, offering the highest level of support and driving urgent change. And we're doing it right now. Because we understand that when you, or someone you love, is diagnosed with a brain tumour - a cure really can't wait.


Our goals

  • Double survival by 2025
  • Halve the harm that brain tumours have on quality of life by 2020
Our values

Our values underpin our culture, the way we do things and what we believe in. We are pioneering, passionate, collaborative and smart.


Health & Medicine
Health & Medicine


Wed May 01, 2024 - Wed May 15, 2024


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.



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  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We estimate approximately 5 days per year as a mix of meetings (in person/virtual), reading over lay summaries or helping us interview researchers. Membership of the committee will be for 3 years (with the possibility to extend for an additional 3 ye

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