Funding opportunities

The Society awards a variety of grants to support the careers of physiologists in the UK and abroad, in line with our grant making policy. These range from funding to support a visiting speaker, to cover travel costs to a scientific meeting or to organise an event to promote physiology as a discipline to the general public.


Individual support

Travel grants - to present work at a meeting, attend a workshop or visit a lab

Carer's grants - to support Member attendance at Physiology 2019 and other Society meetings

Research grants - to support physiologists in their first permanent academic position or returning to a permanent position after a career break

Summer studentships - for undergraduates to experience research in physiology

Outreach grants - to support running a public activity/event discussing physiology (including non-members)

David Jordan Teaching Awards - to support individuals that focus predominantly on higher education teaching, for educational research or resource development

Paton Prize Bursary - to support travel and research expenses for studying the history of physiology

Paton Prize Research Award- to support archival study about The Society, as well as scientists who shaped major ideas and concepts in modern physiology 

Seminar, meeting and workshop support

Departmental seminar scheme - to attract speakers to seminars

Satellite symposium - to hold a one-day focused meeting with the support of The Society's events team

Techniques workshops - to hold a workshop that enables physiologists to develop their practical laboratory skills, whilst also gaining a theoretical understanding