Joining the SIS

If you have any sort of interest in scientific instruments, membership of the SIS could be for you. It doesn't matter where in the world you live. Please note that we also offer family memberships and a student membership discount. Institutions may also join at the individual rate in order to subscribe to our Bulletin. It will be our pleasure to welcome you to the Society.

  • UK – Individual £55; Family £63; Student £20.
  • Europe (incl. Norway & Switzerland) – Individual £70; Family £75; Student £30.
  • Rest of World – Individual £75 (US$118); Family £80 (US$125); Student £32 (US$58).

Benefits of membership

 Members of the SIS on the 2015 Dutch Study Tour – photograph by Carla Aangenendt

Members of the SIS on the 2015 Dutch Study Tour – photograph by Carla Aangenendt

Membership of the Scientific Instrument Society is very rewarding. You'll become part of a reputable network of interested individuals and organisations, currently with representatives in nineteen different countries.

Members are entitled to the following benefits:

  • Four issues per year of the Bulletin of the Scientific Instrument Society
  • Access to the complete online archive of the Bulletin
  • Generous discounts on new publications, purchased through the Society
  • Eligibility to attend SIS study tours and other events, in the UK and abroad
  • Eligibility to attend other daytime events in the UK including visits to museum stores, exhibition private viewings, auction previews, lectures, practical hands-on sessions and training events plus some purely social events
  • Eligibilty to serve on the Executive Committee and contribute to the running of the SIS

In addition your subscriptions assist further research into scientific instruments through our Grants programme.

A range of branded Society products is also available to members including badges, ties and binders.