Membership Categories

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

Annual subscription is effective from 1 January to 31 December each year.

For further information on the annual membership and journal fees, please see the costs section.


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. If you join at the start of the academic year 2014/2015, your membership will continue until 31 December 2015.

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 Electronic category. Retired Members are eligible to apply or renew by Direct Debit.


Low income economies membership

This category applies to members in very low - income economies. To see if you are eligible for this reduced rate category please see the below list of qualifying countries.


Unwaged Membership

Unwaged membership is open to applicants who are unemployed and not in receipt of a salary. You will be asked for proof of unwaged status.


Discretionary Fund

The Nutrition Society has established a discretionary fund, which aims to benefit members in genuine hardship.

Members or applicants who can provide evidence of adversity are eligible to receive FREE membership for 1 year.

For further details, please contact the Nutrition Society office.


American Society for Nutrition affiliate

Current members of the American Society for Nutrition are eligible to apply for ASN affiliate membership.

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. Members within this category will also receive correspondence from the Society throughout the year via email.