​Associate membership

Those working in life sciences but outside of research can also take advantage of a range of our supportive benefits as Associate members.

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Who can apply?

Those who have an active and genuine interest in life sciences as part of their career. This includes:

  • Biology Teachers
  • Lab technicians / assistants
  • Physiotherapists / Occupational therapists
  • Healthcare Professionals (GP’s / Nurses)
  • Non-research clinicians
  • Anatomists
  • Nutritionists
  • Fitness instructors
  • Related cognate Company/Society staff
  • Publishers

This list is not exhaustive and if you are unsure, please contact us by emailing membership@physoc.org.

How much does it cost?

£30 per annum membership fee

What are the benefits?

  • Discounted registration rates at most Society Events
  • Grant funding for outreach and training
  • Eligibility for many schemes under Supporting You
  • Free registration for techniques workshops to gain invaluable practical skills
  • Access to online networking
  • Free online access to The Journal of Physiology and Experimental Physiology and APS journal Physiology
  • Quarterly Members’ magazine, Physiology News
  • 35% discount on Wiley books
  • 50% reduced rate on membership of the Royal Society of Biology for the first two years

How do I apply?

Click on Join now and you will be taken to the online application form

Membership Code of Professional Conduct: All Members must abide by our Code of Conduct

How do I pay?

We accept the following payment methods:

Fees reductions and waivers

Career break and maternity leave

Members (all categories) on a career break or maternity leave are eligible for a one year waiver of the subscription fee from the date you notify us of these circumstances. If this applies to you please write to us at membership@physoc.org. You retain all your benefits of membership during this period.

Tax relief

If you pay your own Society membership subscription and are a UK taxpayer, you can claim the tax back on your annual tax self-assessment under section 201 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act (1998). Further details can be found online.

Developing countries

If you are working in a developing country and find the cost of membership prohibitively high, please contact us for assistance by emailing membership@physoc.org.

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