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Senior (retired)


  • Being part of a community with a strong voice to represent immunology at the highest levels in policy and public debates

  • Join a BSI committee such as our Board of Trustees or Forum to use your skills and experience to help us make a difference to immunology, and to vote for your representatives in our annual elections to shape the future

  • Pitch ideas for articles in our membership magazine, Immunology News, to share your experiences and interests alongside recent Society news, synopses of cutting-edge immunology research and other member features

  • Join our EDI focus groups to create a more inclusive immunology community 

  • Voting rights at our Annual General Meeting in which you can find out more about what we’re doing to support our members and have your say in our work


  • Regular updates on the BSI work through our monthly newsletters – you can hear about the latest developments and job, funding and training opportunities in the world of immunology via our eNews email, and discover events relevant to you via our events update

  • Printed copy delivered in the UK and online access around the world to our quarterly membership magazine, Immunology News, which amplifies the voice of our membership and highlights how we’re supporting our members and representing immunology on a wider stage

  • Opportunities to get involved in our work supporting our mission and vision and share your experiences and perspectives of different areas of our work



    • Significant discounts to attend BSI Congress and BSI Regional & Affinity Group conferences

    • Networking opportunities through BSI Regional & Affinity Group events including seminar series and conferences, and BSI Congress

    • Free registration and on-demand access to all BSI webinars, focusing on a range of topics including the latest research on key topics in immunology

    • Volunteering to give back to our community – our mentoring scheme is a highly rewarding experience in which you can provide invaluable insight and advice to those early in their career

    • Public engagement volunteering to design and take part in a range of activities and events to spark interest and strengthen understanding in immunology (including through our Regional & Affinity Groups)

    • Connections to people working in immunology in different sectors, areas of research and locations in the UK by getting involved in our Regional & Affinity Groups

    • Opportunities to take part in policy campaigns and events to influence UK policymakers and ensure immunology is championed in Parliament

    • Opportunities to get involved in all clinical activities and events