Founded in 1660 the Royal Society is the UK’s national academy of science

Our website provides a range of services and facilities including access to our journals, news of recently published science and the opportunity to buy publications online.

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Our Journals

Biology Letters - peer-reviewed journal publishing short, high-quality letters from across the biological sciences.More info >


Journal of the Royal Society Interface - cross-disciplinary journal highlighting research at the interface between the physical and life sciences.More info >


Notes and Records - journal publishing articles in the history of science.More info >


Philosophical Transactions A - publishes Theme Issues and Discussion Meeting Issues on key topics across the physical sciences.More info >


Philosophical Transactions B - publishes Theme Issues and Discussion Meeting Issues on key topics across the life sciences.More info >


Proceedings A - high-quality peer-reviewed research journal, publishing articles across a wide range of topics in the physical sciences.More info >


Proceedings B - high-quality peer-reviewed research journal, publishing articles across a wide range of topics in the life sciences.More info >


Latest News

Biology Letters

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Open access articles

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Digital journal archive

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Personal subscriptions

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The Royal Society Charter Book Signatures 1660-2007

The Royal Society Charter Book, incorporating the signatures of each new Fellow and Foreign Member since 1660, is now available.
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