Membership Benefits

Membership Benefits

  • Reduced rates at our Annual Congress
  • Prizes and awards
  • Serve on committees and help shape the society
  • Travel grants and bursaries
  • Speciality Sections
  • Affiliations and discounts on other learned Societies
  • Networking opportunities with toxicology professionals
  • Become or find a career mentor

Being a member of the British Toxicology Society (BTS) brings with it a number of benefits, including:

Such as:
BTS Continuing Education Programme.
Attendance to a full webinar programme organised in conjunction with the American College of Toxicology (ACT) and access to past webinars. For upcoming events head to Education and Events

Find out how to join the UK Register of Toxicologists 

Gordon Gibson travel grant to attend the Gordon Research Conference
Gay Hawksworth travel award to attend EUROTOX
Student and Early Career Bursaries to attend the Annual Congress

To view more about our awards and prizes or to apply please please click here.

All BTS members receive significantly discounted member rates at our Annual Congress.  You’ll receive communication on how to register with these offers and updates on all BTS events.

Opportunities to network with toxicology professionals from all fields of toxicology.

We encourage members to use the membership directory and contact there local ambassador to stay abreast of local events

The BTS likes to recognise its members’ efforts and contributions to the field of toxicology, and has many awards and prizes.  These include awards  celebrating toxicologists at various career stages (Paton, Barnes, Kevin Park and Frank Sullivan awards), contributions to the Society and Profession (Presidents Awards and BTS Fellowship), student poster and presentation awards, as well as a number of travel bursaries to attend and present your work at conferences or gain skills and experiences in other laboratories.

For more information please go to our Awards and Prizes page.

Executive committee

Scientific Subcommittee (SSC)

Communications Subcommittee (CSC)

Education Training and Career Development Subcommittee (ETCD)

Network for Early-Stage Toxicologist (NEST) Subcommittee

Nominations Subcommittee (NSC)

Finance subcommittee

Public Communication Steering Team (PCST)

For more information please go to the individual committees hyperlinked above. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Executive Committee or one of the Subcommittees and would like to contribute your skills and expertise to advancing the Society please provide your name, contact details  and the committee/subcommittee  you are interested in to the following email address,, and the Chair of the relevant committee/subcommittee will be in touch with you.

One of the benefits of membership of the BTS is access to our mentoring scheme, which provides members with knowledge, expertise and professional advice from experienced toxicologists. It also affords an excellent opportunity to expand your knowledge and develop new or existing skills to further enhance your career.

To find out more about becoming a mentor, or finding mentorship, visit our dedicated page here.

the speciality sections are a forum to promote, facilitate networking and discussions, communication and collaboration and support amongst member within there specialist area

For more information please go to the our speciality section to get involved in one or more of out speciality sections update your communication preferences 

All members receive 20% off all books from the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Once you a member you will be able to view all details and discount codes on the Member Discounts Page.

50% reduction on membership fees for the Royal Society of Biology for 2 years as a member of the BTS.

Once you are a member you will be able to view all details and discount codes on the Member Discounts Page.

Our website provides early opportunity to view new jobs.
Please view our Vacancies Page.

Employers look favourable on members of the UK Register of Toxicologists find out how to join the register

There are many areas and pages of the BTS website that is only view-able by logging in as a BTS Member.

Such information as BTS Ambassadors’ contact information, AGM details, membership news and the discount codes to toxicology books.

Click here for an overview of the benefits

Become a bts MemberMembers Discounts Page