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Why become a student member?
Student membership connects you with the wider energy sector and gives you the benefits of individual membership for a minimal fee while you are studying.
- Participate in BIEE conferences: Submit to present and discuss your work at our research conferences (subject to abstract selection). Receive invitations to dedicated student presentation and networking sessions.
- Benefit from reduced registration rates: Assistance with UK travel expenses and research prizes at our conferences.
- Add your voice and contribute to the debate: Attend free webinars and meetings throughout the year that offer students opportunities to interact with senior policy makers, academics and industry leaders.
- Stay informed: Access latest online resources – videos, presentations, papers, on-demand webinars.
- Share your research: Share your research and request feedback from members by contributing to the ‘guest blog’ section of the website (subject to peer review).
- Connect with a unique network: Membership provides students with access to a network of individuals and organisations in the academic, industry and public sectors. The BIEE network has proved effective for students who are job hunting.
- International perspective: Connect to wider international energy debates through association with the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) which has over 3000 members.
In my view, BIEE the only organisation in Britain which brings together such a wide range of energy actors – whether from business, government, academia and so on; with such a diversity of ages – from students through to eminent, retired people; in such a range of informal settings in a non-profit manner. Thus, BIEE allows young people to be able to meet well-known energy people, who usually only attend expensive commercial meetings. The mixing of such a diverse set of people and the attendant distribution of knowledge is a wonderful defining characteristic of the BIEE.
As an academic, BIEE has afforded me the opportunity to discuss my research with former energy ministers, CEOs of energy utilities and senior civil servants, in turn opening up new opportunities for collaboration. You simply don’t get these opportunities every day
Who is eligible?
To qualify for student membership you should be enrolled as an undergraduate, post graduate or PhD student at a university or college and should not be employed full-time.
You will need a valid .ac email address to apply.
- Attend free events throughout the year: members get priority access and free registration for webinars and meetings.
- Participate in our research conferences: submit to present your work (subject to abstract selection). Receive invitations to dedicated student networking sessions.
- Benefit from reduced registration rates, assistance with UK travel expenses and research prizes at BIEE conferences.
- Connect with members: access to a network of energy professionals working in the academic, industry and public sectors.
- Jobs and work experience: The BIEE network has proved effective for students job hunting.
- Stay informed: access latest online resources - videos, papers, conference presentations, webinars on-demand.
- Engage with speakers and event topics: post your questions and comments online and at events.
- Share your research: share your research and request feedback from members by contributing to the 'guest blog' section of the website (subject to peer review).
You can take out BIEE student membership on its own or combine this with membership of the International Association of Energy Economics (IAEE).
The student BIEE/IAEE membership year runs from January to December and is not prorated. Access to the full year’s publications and member directories are available to you at whatever point in the year you join.
BIEE student membership runs for a full year from the date you join.
For more information please see Member FAQ’s.