Online access to the SRF’s Journals – Reproduction and Reproduction and Fertility

The SRF is delighted to offer ALL members online access to its Journals, Reproduction and Reproduction and Fertility as part of their membership package. Reproduction is a leading journal in the field (Impact factor 3.906 – 2020) and offers a popular Journal-based learning programme. Reproduction and Fertility is the Society’s new open-access journal, launched in 2020.

Additional Reduced Subscriptions

SRF Members are entitled to a discounted subscription for the following journals; Andrology; Human Reproduction; Molecular Human Reproduction; Human Reproduction Update.

Royal Society of Biology

Members are also entitled to a 50% discount for their first two years of individual Royal Society of Biology membership and other benefits. Further informaion

Discounted registration fees and bursaries to attend Fertility

SRF members qualify for highly discounted rates and bursaries to attend Fertility. Fertility is held jointly with the British Fertility Society and the Association of Clinical Embryologists in January of each year.

Academic Scholarships 

The purpose of the SRF Scholarship Fund is to support SRF members to develop and maintain their research programmes. Following consultation with our members, the SRF offers 5 separate Scholarship funds, an Academic Scholarship, a Research Fellow Scholarship, an Early Career Researcher Scholarship,  a Return to Research Scholarship and new for 2022 a Collaborative Research Scholarship. Further Informaton.

SRF Vacation Scholarships

SRF members are eligible to act as project supervisors for SRF Vacation Scholarships, which enable particularly promising students to work during the summer vacation in university departments or research institutes on projects related to reproduction and fertility in humans and other animals. Projects can be a maximum of eight weeks long, and include a stipend funded at £250 per week, plus an award of £1,000 to be paid to the host laboratory to cover the cost of consumables for the project. Further information.

Travel Grants

Travel Grants are available to support the attendance of SRF members at non-SRF conferences and courses relevant to reproductive biology. Reflecting the rising cost of attending such meetings, the Society recently increased the maximum award available to £800 (amounts awarded will be dependent on the overall cost of meeting and distance travelled). Further information.

SRF Emerging Investigator Award

Members who are within ten years of being awarded their PhD (or equivalent qualification) can be nominated for this prestigious award. The selected individual will be invited to present a paper at Fertility and also at the Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR) Annual Meeting. Further information.

Stewart Rhind Communiction Prize

The SRF Stewart Rhind Communication award is a prestigious prize awarded to undergraduate and postgraduate students for outstanding scientific communication on a topic relevant to reproduction and fertility. This prize was named in honour of Dr Stewart Rhind, who was tragically killed in a car accident in March 2013. Further information.

Postdoctoral Prize

Upon submission of an abstract to Fertility, Postdocs, who are within five years of receiving their PhD, can opt to be considered for this prize. Submissions are selected to present at the SRF Annual Conference and the winner is invited to present their paper at the Society for Reproductive Biology (SRB) Annual Scientific Conference in Australia. Further information.

PhD Student Prize

Another of our conference awards, the Student Prize is awarded to a postgraduate student who delivers the best oral presentation in the ‘Student Prize Session’ at the Fertility meeting. Further information.


Apply for an SRF Workshop or Event Sponsorship

SRF members can now bid for support to facilitate workshops which cover focussed areas of reproductive biology. Both financial and logistical support from the Society is available. Further information.