Advantages of Being a Fellow

Become part of a distinguished Fellowship and join some of the most eminent scientists in our history. There are many benefits to joining one of the world’s oldest and most respected Natural History Societies:


After being formally admitted to the Society, you can then use the post nominal title ‘FLS’

The Linnean

All Fellows receive our bi-annual publication ‘The Linnean’ by post.


Stay in touch with the most recent Society news through our bi-annual newsletter PuLSe. Packed full with Society news and information about on-going projects


Vote at Society meetings on all matters concerning the Society, including electing new Council Members at our Anniversary Meeting each May.

Exclusive Events

Attend our Fellows-only events and field trips

Access our collections

Access our library collections and take books out of one the World’s most extensive Natural History Libraries

Society of Biology

Receive half price membership fees as a new member of the Society of Biology for two years

Burlington House Libraries

Access to libraries of the other Burlington House Learned Societies through our librarian

Members' Area

Access our online members’ area for special forums, further information about our Fellowship and exclusive Fellows-only news