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Wednesday 10 May 2017 at Queen Mary University of London, Robin Brook Centre, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London EC1A 7BE


This year's Annual General Meeting will include a Charter Lecture, presentation of the Trustee’s Report and Accounts, election of new Trustees to the RSB Council, and a buffet lunch. 

Members from all grades are able to attend the AGM, but only those members at grades MRSB and above are entitled to vote. Up to two representatives from each Member Organisation of the Society can attend the AGM. Only full Member Organisations may vote and only one representative is entitled to vote.


Book your free place on the event page or by contacting Karen Patel at

Council vacancies

Volunteering as a Trustee on the RSB Council is one of the best ways to help influence how the Royal Society of Biology delivers its charitable aims and acts as a unified voice for biology. This year there were three vacancies on Council, two open to individual members and one for representatives of Member Organisations. Nominations and elections for this year's Trustees have now closed and the election results will be announced at the AGM. For information, Trustee role descriptions are available to download.


The following resolutions will be voted on at the Annual General Meeting:

  1. Approval of the financial accounts of the Society for the year October 2015 - September 2016.
  2. Authorisation for Council to appoint haysmacintyre as the Society’s auditors for the financial year October 2016 - September 2017 and to set their remuneration.

Voting will take place at the AGM on 10th May 2017. If you cannot attend the meeting but wish to vote, you may submit a proxy voting form as an individual member or Member Organisation to Dr Mark Downs by no later than 12:00 on 8th May 2017.