BES Membership 2020

Make the most out of your membership in 2020

Get access to all our journals automatically as a member. In addition you can take advantage of:

  • NEW! 30% discount with Oxford University Press
  • 25% discount on our Ecological Reviews book series published with Cambridge University Press
  • 25% discount on open access fees when you publish with one of our journals, including our new journal Ecological Solutions and Evidence
  • 10% discount when publishing directly with our Ecology and Evolution journal
Visit the homepage of the Members Area to access the discount codes


Our quarterly magazine for members, The Niche keeps you up to date on the latest news and the world of ecology. Our magazine is all about you and your science, so get in touch with Kate if you would like to contribute and share your experience as an ecologist.

Look out for the next issue coming in March!

Our first grant round of 2020 is open now! Many of our grants are member-only, including our Small and Large Research grants.

Deadline for submissions is 20 March. If you miss out on this round of applications, our second grant round will open in July.


We run a wide range of events through the year. Whether you are interested in getting involved with a Special Interest Group (SIG), volunteering in public engagement, contributing to our policy work, or supporting our education activities, head to our events page to see which might interest you. Upcoming opportunities include:


Join us at the BES-SFE² Joint Annual Meeting this year in Edinburgh on 14-17 December 2020. Registration opens in July and you can receive up to 70% off when you sign up at our member rate.