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Everyone is welcome to attend this virtual event to strengthen the dialogue between the scientific community, MPs and Peers

Parliamentary Links Day is the largest science event on the annual Parliamentary events calendar. It is organised by the Royal Society of Biology on behalf of the science and engineering community to strengthen dialogue with Parliament, and to provide MPs with a more rounded understanding of the scientific issues we face. This year's theme is Public Trust in Science.

This event is co-sponsored by Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chi Onwurah MP, Carol Monaghan MP and Layla Moran MP. Links Day will feature contributions from many distinguished speakers from Parliament, Government and the science community. Download a pdf programme to read more about our speakers.                    

Parliamentary welcome

Rt Hon Dame Eleanor Laing MP, Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons

Keynote Speakers

Amanda Solloway MP, Minister for Science, Research and Innovation
Chi Onwurah MP, Shadow Minister for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Chair of the House of Commons Science & Technology Select Committee
Sir Patrick Vallance, Government Chief Scientific Adviser


Professor Dame Anne Glover, Royal Society of Edinburgh
Sir Venki Ramakrishnan, Royal Society
Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, Council for Science and Technology
Sir David Spiegelhalter, Cambridge University


If you would like to virtually attend Links Day, please register of mySociety with your name and email address. Guests will be sent joining instructions on 13th July.


To submit a question in advance, use the 'Booking Requests' box on the registration page. Please note there is an 80 word limit in the question field - so be concise. Follow the event on Twitter @RoyalSocBio using #LinksDay20.


Please direct all enquires to Beth Morgan at or on 020 3925 3444.


Parliamentary Links Day is supported a wide range of scientific societies and organisations:

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