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Royal Society of Biology Membership

Discounted membership of the Royal Society of Biology for Biochemical Society members


The Biochemical Society’s close partnership with the Royal Society of Biology (RSB) means that members can benefit from a discount of 50% for their first two years of individual RSB membership.


The RSB is a single unified voice for biology: advising Government and influencing policy; advancing education and professional development; supporting members, and engaging and encouraging public interest in the life sciences. The RSB represents a diverse membership of individuals, learned societies and other organisations

RSB members proactively support the future of biology in the UK, and receive a range of benefits including:
A free copy of The Biologist, their  bimonthly magazine, covering the full richness and diversity of biology 
Exclusive access to their credits-based CPD programme, enhanced by discounts of up to 50% on RSB training events on a wide range of subjects suitable for all levels of interest and expertise
Access to professional registers, which enhance the recognition, status and employability of members
Eligibility to use post-nominal letters to demonstrate their status as a professional biologist  (AMRSB, MRSB or FRSB for qualifying associate members, full members and Fellows) – with membership also open to students and interested amateurs
Informative monthly newsletters to help keep you up to date on developments, events and other key issues
Professional networking opportunities via local and national Royal Society of Biology events
Individual opportunities to input to ongoing consultations and help shape the future of biology.
If you would like to find out more about membership (and to ensure you receive the two-year 50% discount) please email Mark Leach, the RSB Head of Membership with a copy of your CV (or a brief career and education summary with dates) quoting your Biochemical Society membership number.