Press centre

The Physiological Society has a membership of over 3000 scientists covering areas such as exercise performance, why we sweat, how vitamins affect our body, and the causes of obesity, cardiovascular and neurological diseases.
As well as a wealth of expertise within our membership, The Society also publishes the latest research developments in the field in its journals The Journal of Physiology and Experimental Physiology.

If you are looking for an expert on any aspect of physiology, information on one of our journals or The Society’s view on one of the policy areas we work in, please call 020 7269 5721 or email

Press releases

23 April 2014
A brain pathway that underlies the emotional behaviours critical for survival has been discovered in a new study published today [23 April] in The Journal of Physiology.
09 April 2014
Ofqual sounds the death knell for UK science education
18 March 2014
The Physiological Society is proud to support this important poster competition for early-career researchers.

Media statements

10 February 2014
The Physiological Society welcomes the Government’s cross-departmental delivery plan ‘Working to reduce the use of animals in scientific research’
20 December 2013
The Society and its journals are reviewing the Danish Committee's findings published 18 December 2013
19 October 2012
The Physiological Society has welcomed and signed up to a declaration on openness in research involving animals