Applications for membership of the BSID are welcomed from clinicians and non-clinical scientists working in the field of dermatological and skin biology research.



The BSID is an inclusive skin research society, aiming to engage young scientists and clinicians.


Benefits of membership

Members receive a regular newsletter email which provides updates regarding meetings, educational events and prizes.

Members of the BSID receive reduced registration rates for the annual meeting. Members are also eligible to apply for a number of prizes/travel awards.

Membership fees currently stand at £30 per year

How to join

Membership applications for the BSID are managed by the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD).

Click the Sign Up button below to go to the BAD portal for BSID membership.

From there click on the button that says ‘apply for British Society for Investigative Dermatology membership’. You will be redirected to the BAD website and will be required to create an account if you do not have one yet.

Once you have set up an account (with an email address and password) you will automatically be redirected to the BSID application form upon log in.

Please note that you do not require membership of BAD in order to join the BSID. If you have any problems during the application process please email

Applications will be considered by the BSID committee at the next BSID meeting and ratified at the next AGM.