The Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (BELS) is planning to hold its examination in Barcelona.

For the second time since 1996 and for the convenience of EMWA members attending the May 2018 Conference in Barcelona. It is the Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (BELS) is planning to hold its examination in Barcelona on the afternoon before the conference is due to start (May 1, 2018 at 12:00 in the conference venue, Barceló Sants Hotel). The deadline for registering for the exam is April 10. 


The exam is offered world-wide and tests proficiency in all aspects of manuscript editing. Candidates who pass this certification exam are allowed to use the credentials “ELS” after their names (Editor in the Life Sciences). For more information check the BELS website (bels.org)