The Society of Low Temperature Biology

News & Updates

Voting closed for committee changes

Many thanks to all those who have voted in the committee elections this year. Voting is now closed and votes are being counted, and the new committee will be announced at the SLTB AGM on the 20th September and announced here shortly afterwards. 


A huge thanks also to all those who put themselves forward. It's encouraging that so many people wanted to be a part of the committee and we hope those who are not elected to named positions will still put their enthusiasm and energy to helping out over the coming years!



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Our Aims & Benefits

SLTB exists

To advance the education of the public in the science of low temperature biology.
To advance the science of low temperature biology.
To promote research into the science of low temperature biology and
To disseminate the useful results to the public.

The Society holds at least one main meeting each year. The Audrey Smith Travel Fund provides support for members of the Society for Low Temperature Biology to attend conferences and meetings.


The Society for Low Temperature Biology (SLTB) was founded in 1964, it became a Registered Charity in 2003 (Charity Commission for England & Wales No. 1099747) with the purpose of promoting research into the effects of low temperatures on all types of organisms and their constituent cells, tissues and organs. Such studies have applications in diverse scientific fields, from biology and medicine to engineering , conservation and environmental science.

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