Associate Membership

As an Associate Member, you become a valued member of a network of over 4,600 medical physicists, biomedical engineers and clinical technologists training or working in hospitals, academia and industry. 

Associate Membership is for those training in, or employed in the early stages of their career in physical science applied to medicine or biological engineering or a related biological or medical science.

An IPEM Associate Member will:


  • be able to apply for our prizes and bursaries;
  • benefit from discounts on books, journals and conference attendance;
  • receive printed copies of Scope, IPEM’s quarterly magazine;
  • receive an electronic  fortnightly e-jobs bulletin and the monthly electronic newsletter;
  • be able to join the IPEM free CPD scheme;
  • be able to vote at IPEM general meetings and ballots;
  • be able to apply for one or more professional registrations from the Engineering Council and the Science Council.

For further details, to see if Associate Membership is for you, please read our information sheet here.


If you would like to apply for IPEM Associate Membership please complete and sign the IPEM Associate Membership application form here.  As part of the application process your verifier (as identified by you in your application form) will be contacted to confirm your eligibility for Associate Membership.  Your verifier should be your line manager, course tutor or supervisor. Once signed and completed, your application form can be returned via email to


Our annual membership fees can be found here.  Please note that Associate Membership is FREE for full time post-graduate students and full time apprentices.

Read about the career background and the journey to Associate membership for Haroon, Nicola, Rebecca, Liam and Emily below:


Haroon Chughtai

Trainee Clinical Scientist  at UCLH NHS FT Read more.....

  Nicola Clark  

Veterinary Radiotherapy Physics Clinical Technologist at The Animal Health Trust

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Rebecca Hughes

Trainee Clinical Scientist at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS FT 

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  Liam Stubbington  

Trainee Clinical Scientist at East Suffolk and North Essex NHS FT Read more.....

  Emily Aveyard  

Trainee Clinical Scientist at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust  Read more.....

Helen Chamberlain  

Former Trainee Clinical Scientist at The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS FT Read more.....


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