BSAS looks to engage with its members, and to attract new members to the society. We aim to listen to what our members say and to communicate more frequently.

If you are a member of BSAS and have an idea or suggestion as to how we can improve what we do or how we can add value to membership please get in touch with us.

If you would like to get more actively involved with BSAS, and in the shaping of its future, by participating on one of our committees pleasecontact us indicating what committee, or perhaps specific event or project, you would like to work with.

If you are thinking of becoming a member of BSAS and would like further information please talk to us, we would like to hear from you.


You can add value to your organisation by becoming a corporate member of BSAS, save money and help shape the future of BSAS, ensuring that animal science and its application is relevant to your needs.


Members can opt for the on-line version of the journal only or the printed version of the journal which also includes online access. 

  • Membership costs £90 a year or £140 if you would like to receive a printed version of the animal journal
  • Post-graduate and retired members can apply for a reduced annual rate of just £45 or £95 to include the printed version of animal
  • Undergraduates can join for only £10.00 a year for on-line version of animal

Corporate Membership Fees

The BSAS corporate membership fees are invoiced annually on the 1st April to the organisation.
The discount applies to all members in the group.
Discounted fees only apply to those paying full membership (rates for postgraduate students are already discounted).

Member Benefits

Become a member of BSAS and benefit from

  • Free on-line access to BSAS Journal – animal
  • Accreditation and CPD
  • Regular newsletters and updates
  • Access to BSAS On-demand, our library of video content providing access to conference presentations
  • Access to member only awards, grants and scholarships
  • Access to vacancies on the BSAS website and social media platforms, or in the members only area
  • Access to broad advisory scientific expertise
  • Impartial and independent scientific assessment
  • UK industry expertise and academic links
  • Global Links – links to extensive international contacts
  • Discounts on conferences and workshops
  • Support from world-leading scientists and academics
  • Updates on the latest research opportunities


Corporate Membership

  • Corporations and groups can receive a discount of up to 15%, when registering 6 or more members
  • Corporate membership of BSAS assists organisations in recruiting, training and retaining the very best animal scientists
  • Through attendance at BSAS Conferences and Workshops, and networking with other BSAS Members, your staff will gain access to the latest research applications and developments in livestock science and practice from around the world
  • Membership enables corporate members to join the professional register to demonstrate and develop their level of professional competence and status to employer and customer
  • Additionally, you can join our Stakeholders Association to help shape the future of BSAS, and help BSAS to ensure animal science is relevant to the needs of your sector and drive future research in the livestock sector to ensure its industry relevance



BSAS is updating the accreditation application and registration process. For more information on how to apply please contact Tel: +44 (0)1787 221 029 or email