V&L Net has two types of membership:

1. Associate membership

You will receive the quarterly V&L Net newsletters which will let you know about the most important events and developments in V&L Net.

In addition, you will be put on the V&L Net mailing list which will enable you to receive all V&L Net announcements, participate in discussions and search the mail archives. You will also have access to all members-only areas on the V&L Net website (see SERVICES AND RESOURCES page), and will be entitled to a reduced delegate fee when attending V&L Net events.

In order to become an associate member of V&L Net please send an email with your name, affiliation, research interests (3 key words) and email address to vl-net@brighton.ac.uk.

2. Full membership

In addition to the above benefits, as a full member of V&L Net you are eligible to apply for funding to support the development of research project proposals. V&L Net will also reimburse your travel costs and registration fees for the annual V&L Net meetings. See the FUNDING FOR MEMBERS page for details.

Membership fees:

a. Students: free.
b. Individual researchers: 60 Pounds Sterling per annum.
c. Institutional membership: 180 Pounds Sterling per annum.
d. Industrial membership: 250 Pounds Sterling per annum.

Institutional and industrial membership entitles member to a small exhibition space at the annual meetings.

Membership years coincide with academic years, i.e. year 1 = Oct 2010 to Sep 2011, year 2 = Oct 2011 to Sep 2012, year 3 = Oct 2012 to Sep 2013.


You can choose to pay your membership for 1, 2 or 3 years. See below for how to make a payment. When you have made a payment, please send an email to vl-net@brighton.ac.uk to let us know.

By credit card:

Call Adrienne Richardson, University of Brighton, Finance Department, on +44 (0)1273-642740, and make your payment over the phone. Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4pm. Please specify that it’s for V&L Net, income code J40U-6375-X0752.

By cheque:

Mail your cheque FTA Adrienne Richardson, University of Brighton, Income Section, Cockcroft Building, Moulsecoomb, Brighton BN2 4GJ. Please write on the back of the cheque that it’s for V&L Net, income code J40U-6375-X0752.

By bank transfer:

Transfer your payment to The University of Brighton, IBAN - GB81 BARC 201275 40157325. Please write in the Message to Recipient section that it's for V&L Net, income code J40U 6375 X0752. Please email Adrienne Richardson to confirm payment, aw77@brighton.ac.uk.

Whichever method you choose to pay by, please email vl-net@brighton.ac.uk to receive confirmation of your membership.