Society for Endocrinology - a world-leading authority on hormones

Frequently asked questions

Yes – please send us your completed application, along with your Curriculum Vitae and a letter from your Head of Department verifying your position within your organisation. Your application will then be considered by our General Secretary.

The subscription year runs from 1 January to 31 December each year. If you are a new member and join the Society for Endocrinology between 1 October and 31 December in any year, your payment, which is due upon application, also covers the following year's subscription.

Your membership will be due for renewal on 1 January. A renewal notification will be sent to you in October each year for the following year's subscription.

Yes, UK bank account holders may download a direct debit mandate from the Members' Area or email to request a direct debit mandate. Please complete the direct debit mandate and send the original signed copy in the post to the Society for Endocrinology. Please note the bank will not accept photocopies, fax or scanned copies of the mandate.

We will send you an annual renewal notification in October each year advising you of the amount and when the money will be deducted from your account. Membership fees are usually collected in early December each year for the following year's subscription.

You can access and print a copy of your membership invoices or receipts via the Members' Area. Please log in and select 'Payment History'.

If your membership lapsed over 2 years ago, please complete a new member's application form which can be downloaded from the join or renew page of our website.

If your membership lapsed less than 2 years ago, please email or contact the Membership Administrator on 01454 642202 to request a subscription form.

A renewal notification will be sent to you in October each year for the following year's membership subscription which is due on 1 January each year. We will also send you a unique link to enable you to pay for your membership online by debit/credit card.

You can also pay:

  • online by debit/credit card by logging into the Members' Area
  • by direct debit (please log into the Members' Area or email: members@endocrinology.orgto request a direct debit mandate)
  • by cheque (made payable to Society for Endocrinology)
  • by bank transfer (please contact the Membership Administratoron 01454 642202)

A renewal notification will be sent to you in October each year for the following year's membership subscription which is due on 1 January each year. This is a good opportunity to inform us of any changes to the following year's subscription. You can inform us of any changes throughout the year by contacting or write to us at the Society office.

Please email us at confirming the reason why you no longer wish to remain a member of the Society for Endocrinology.

We will continue to contact you regarding renewal up until 31 March. You will not be eligible to apply for grants or register for any events at the members' rate unless your membership is in good standing.

The Members' Area login can be found in the right hand top corner of our website home and membership pages. Log in using your membership number and password.

If you have forgotten your password or have never had a password, please click on 'I’ve forgotten my password' and enter your email address when prompted. An email will be sent to you containing a new password.

Your email address must be the same email address as we have registered on our system.

To change your password, please log into the Members' Area with your new password and click on 'My profile' and 'Change password'

If you are experiencing any issues, please email or contact the Membership Administrator on 01454 642202.

You can access the membership directory by logging into the Members' Area and selecting 'Membership Directory'.

As a member of the Society, you will be able to view the contact details of other members via the Members' directory. This directory is for members' use only and on no account may your password or any details be divulged to any other person. A breach of this will be referred to Council of Management for their decision on appropriate action.

The terms and conditions of membership of the Society require your details to appear in the Members' directory.

If you have provided a home address as your mailing address, only your name and email address will be visible to other members

New members will receive their membership number in a welcome email once their membership application has been processed. Please keep this safe.

Your membership number can be found on most emails that you receive from the Society and on your postal mailings.

If you are having issues locating your membership number, please email or contact the Membership Administrator on 01454 642202.

You can request a new password by going to the Members' Area on the home page of our website and clicking on 'I’ve forgotten my password'. You will be requested to enter your email address and a new password will be emailed to you.

To change your password, log into the Members' Area using your new password and go to 'My profile' and 'Change password'

Please log into the Members' Area and go to 'My profile'. You will be able to view and update your personal profile and contact details.

Please log into the Members' Area using your membership number and password and go to 'My journals'. Click on the journal you wish to view and you will then be directed to the journal page.

Society members have free online access to current content of the Society’s official journals.

All content published between 1939 and August 1997 is included in the Society for Endocrinology Archive and is not a benefit of membership. You can pay to view any articles within the Society for Endocrinology archive by clicking on 'pay per view'.

Reduced price print subscriptions are available to members. Please visit our publications page for further information. To subscribe please email

Please email or contact the Membership Administrator on 01454 642202.

Please go to the terms and conditions detailed against each grant on our Grants web page.

If you miss a year's membership subscription, your grant eligibility will revert back to those of a new member.

The Society’s activities are made possible by funding from our wholly owned trading subsidiary, Bioscientifica, which publishes our journals, manages our events and provides membership services.

All profits from Bioscientifica are gift aided to the Society for the benefit of endocrinology.