Membership Categories

Please see below for a full list of the membership categories offered by the Nutrition Society. All membership categories include a number of member benefits and an online only subscription to Proceedings of the Nutrition Society as part of the membership package. 


Please note

We are in the process of updating our membership database and whilst this is happening, you will be unable to join our Society online, renew your membership and login to access your details.

If you would like to join our Society or have any queries, please call +44 (0)207 605 6555 or email us.  Once the system is available, we will notify you as soon as possible with how to join online.

If you wish you renew your membership, you will be contacted in the near future with details about how to log in to your new member profile and renew online.

If you have any queries, please contact our membership team via email or on +44 (0)207 605 6555.


For further information on the annual membership fees, please click here.


Full Membership

Full membership entitles the member to the full list of benefits. Full Members are also eligible to apply or renew by Direct Debit.

NB Members employed in the United Kingdom may qualify for tax relief on their subscriptions.


Student Membership

Students qualify for a reduced cost membership whilst studying a course in nutrition.

Applications must be supported by a lecturer, tutor or supervisor who need not be a member of the Society. 

Once you have completed your studies, you will be eligible to become a graduate member of the Society (see below).


Graduate Membership

Those who are recent graduates qualify for a reduced cost membership for up to two years after graduation.


Retired Membership

Retired membership is intended for members who have retired, but who wish to keep up to date with nutrition news and research. It offers the same benefits as the Full Member category. Retired Members are eligible to apply or renew by Direct Debit.


Low Income Countries (LIC) Membership

This category applies to members in low income countries. To see if you are eligible for this reduced rate category please click here to see the list of qualifying countries. N.B. To be eligible for this you must be resident in a qualifying country at the time of application.


Unwaged Membership

Unwaged for membership are available for one year only on a case by case basis.  This type of membership is only open to applicants who are able to prove genuine hardship. 


American Society for Nutrition affiliate

Current members of the American Society for Nutrition are eligible to apply for NS affiliate membership.  N.B. Eligibility will be checked with the American Society.

The package includes online subscription to the Society's four journals: British Journal of Nutrition, Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, Public Health Nutrition and Nutrition Research Reviews, as well as member rates to attend Nutrition Society conferences and Training and Education events.