Benefits of Membership
Membership benefits include:
Reduced fees at the Annual Scientific Meeting and opportunities to apply for:
- Research Exchange grants
- Foundation Transition grants
- Awards and Prizes at the ASM including trips to BIHS or AHA
- Attendance at Science Meets Parliament
- Attendance at APSH Summer School in Asia
- Affiliate membership of Science and Technology Australia
- Regular newsletters
All existing members should receive an e mail with renewal instructions when renewal is required. If you do not receive an e mail, it may be because we do not have your current email address. Please e mail firstname.lastname@example.org to update your details.
Students are NOT required to renew annually and no payment is required. Students MUST renew as a paying full member once their studies are completed, or if their expected study completion date changes advise the secretariat at email@example.com
Membership fees are due each year by June 30th
- Membership of the Council is open to persons who have demonstrated continuing activity in some aspect of hypertension research.
- Student membership is FREE of charge!
- Membership applications (both full or student) should be made via the website. Please click HERE to start your membership application. Note you will need to create a profile first – please ensure you enter a cc email address if you have one to ensure our emails reach you, a personal email is ideal (and will not be shared).
- Honorary Membership is available to members on their retirement from academic or clinical employment.
- Honorary Life Membership may be proposed for outstanding contributors to the Council.
Special Circumstances Membership
This membership category has been established for recent graduates moving from Student Membership to full Ordinary Membership in the HBPRCA, and is also extended to those on maternity leave.
In an instance where the Applicant has:
- completed a degree program and
- is no longer considered eligible for Student Membership and;
- has requested a temporary exemption from paying membership fees
The HBPRCA Executive:
- with the recognition that the exemption allows the Applicant to retain an affiliation with the HBPRCA and;
- with the understanding that the Applicant will become a full Ordinary Member on return to Australia may grant the exemption and grant the Applicant Special Circumstances Membership on the basis that the Applicant:
- is in the first 5 years after graduation from the degree program
- is engaged in relevant career training in a laboratory outside Australia
With Special Circumstances Membership the Applicant will be:
- entitled to receive HBPRCA E-News by email
- allowed to submit abstracts for the HBPRCA ASM during the period of Special Circumstances Membership
- allowed to register as an Ordinary Member for the HBPRCA ASM during the period of Special Circumstances Membership
When you receive an e mail to renew please ensure your contact details are updated and advise the secretariat you wish to apply for “Special Circumstances” membership.