Scottish microscopy society

become a member

We are excited to announce that the SMS are now accepting membership! 

Advantages to becoming a member:

  • Reduced ticket price to attend our annual Scottish Microscopy Society Symposium
  • Reduced ticket price to any future joint conferences the Society holds with other societies
  • Access to any competitions that we run, for example the upcoming Scottish Microscopist of the Year
  • Access to funding opportunities run by the society
  • Free use of the RMS Outreach kit 

1. fill in the following details

Let us know some details about yourself:

2. choose your membership type

Please note that we will keep the information that you supplied for as long as you are a member. We will not hold any card information, and the fee will be a one-time fee that can be renewed if you choose to after the time frame has elapsed. 

NB Please take a screenshot for your records after paying if you need to claim back on a grant – you will not get email confirmation. If you have any problems with this, please email

Please choose from the following subscription options. After you choose your payment option, you will be sent to the payment portal to enter your card details:

1 Year subscription

If you choose a 1 year subscription, you will become a member of the society for 1 year.
Standard membership: £45
Student price (PhD or below): £20

3 year Subsription

Choose this option if you would like to pay for 3 years membership in one go, as well as entry to the 2023  symposium.  
Standard price: £135
Student price: £60

You’re all good to go! Thank you for joining the Scottish Microscopy Society.