What are the benefits of joining The Challenger Society for Marine Science?

  • You receive the Society's journal, Ocean Challenge, and Challenge Wave, the Society's monthly newsletter
  • You find out about people, news, events and employment opportunities in marine science and you are provided with informed articles on topical issues
  • You will learn about the exciting discoveries that have radically altered our view of the oceans and the part they play in our lives
  • You find out how interdisciplinary teams of marine scientists are studying critical issues such as the impact of human activity on global climate, rises in sea level and pollution control
  • You are able to attend, at reduced rates, the biennial Challenger conference and a range of other scientific meetings supported by the Society
  • You may contribute to the public debate concerning our use of the world's seas and resources
  • You will join a Society that provides a collective voice to represent the interests of marine scientists in political and policy consultations

How much does it cost?

There are five categories of membership:
The subscription runs from 1st January each year for the calendar year.

  1. Student Member                      £20 per year
  2. Retired Member                       £20 per year
  3. Ordinary Member                     £40 per year
  4. Honorary Life Member             Free of Charge       
  5. Corporate Membership            £150 per year
  6. Library membership                  £40 per year