theGIST Contributor Form
This form is used to register you as a member of theGIST. This means that we have your contact details and expertise logged. If you have a question or a special request please email editor@the-GIST.org, as we do not regularly check the responses to this form, instead we use it as a reference.
We will never share your details with anyone outside of theGIST. If at any time you would like your information deleted, please contact us at
We use this to get in contact with you about opportunities with theGIST, and send you news and the latest snippets and features we've published.
If you would like us to tag you when we post your article on Social Media, please include the twitter handle you would like us to tag.
If you would like us to tag you when we post your article on Social Media, please include the Instagram account you would like us to tag.
Current University or Institution
We use this to understand who our audience are.
University of Strathclyde
University of Glasgow
Student ID number
We use this for university bureaucracy, such as affiliating with student unions. If you are not part of either the universities of Glasgow or Strathclyde, enter N/A.
Current degree level
We use this as a reference when contacting specialist editors and to understand who our audience are.
What do you study? <10 words. We use this as a reference when contacting specialist editors.
What is your bio?
If you write for us we need a 1-2 sentence (and no more!) bio from you, for example, "Sara is a maths student at the University of Glasgow. She enjoys tennis, baking and Lego". If you do not wish to write for us, please write N/A as your answer.
Any non-science interests that might be useful for an article? I.e. sport, travel, music...etc. <10 words please.
Would specialist edit?
Enter subjects that you would happily specialist edit. If specialist editing is not for you, then leave blank. (Provide a short list.)
What sort of activities would you like to be involved in?
Social media takeovers
Finally, we need your consent to store this information, and to contact you.
In order to comply with the GDPR coming into force from 25th May, we require all GISTers providing their information to consent to us collecting and storing this information, and to contact you in relation to this information. As described above, we use this to keep you up to date with theGIST news and the latest articles we release, and to reach out to you with any relevant activities we think you'd be interested in attending or getting involved with.
If you wish to have your information deleted at any time, you can do so by emailing
I consent to:
having my contact information stored
having my personal information stored relating to my student status
being contacted by email
being contacted with activities or events relating to my student status/subject area or interests I have provided
Thank you, we will be in touch soon!
Katrina & Sonya
Heads of theGIST
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