Professional Bodies

The Science Council is comprised of professional bodies and learned societies across many different disciplines of science.

These members benefit from being part of this cross-disciplinary community, learning from each other and championing the needs of the scientific community.

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Information for professional bodies

Benefits of Science Council membership

Membership of the Science Council gives all staff and volunteers access to advice and support tailored to professional bodies and learned societies in science.

Find out more about the benefits of membership for your organisation.

Members and Licensed Professional Bodies

Member organisations cover a breadth of scientific disciplines and sectors.

See which professional bodies comprise the Science Council.

Licenses to award professional registration

The Science Council licenses professional bodies to award professional registration for scientists to their members, which recognises scientific standards independent of discipline.

Find out how to become a licensed professional body.

Sign up to our newsletter and policy bulletin

The Science Council has a newsletter and policy bulletin for people from professional bodies and science organisations.

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