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Queen Mary Uni of London, Robin Brook Centre, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London EC1A 7BE

AGM and Charter Lecture for the Royal Society of Biology

This year's Annual General Meeting will include a Charter Lecture, presentation of the Trustee's Report and Accounts 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.

The Charter Lecture entitled “What is the purpose of Higher Education?" will be delivered by Professor Richard Reece CBiol FRSB. Richard has been an RSB trustee since 2013 and is professor of molecular biology and associate vice-president at The University of Manchester.


13:00    Buffet lunch on arrival (Bainbridge Room)
14:00    AGM (Morris Lecture Theatre)
15:00    Charter lecture (Morris Lecture Theatre)
15:30    Refreshments (Bainbridge Room)
16:00    End

New venue

Please note: The AGM will now take place at Queen Mary University of London, Robin Brook Centre, St Bartholomew's Hospital, London EC1A 7BE and not Charles Darwin House 2 as previously advertised. The Robin Brook Centre is building 2 on the map of the venue.

Further details

Full details of the event, including nominations for Council and voting on this year's resolutions, are available on the AGM page.


Bookings will close on Monday 1st May 2017. If have any questions about the AGM agenda or President's Medial, contact development officer Ana Ilic. Please direct general booking queries to events and regional manager Karen Patel at

MO Twilight Event

Senior representatives from our Member Organisations have also been invited to attend a twilight event on 'Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in Practice' from 16:00-19:00, following the AGM. This event will take place at Charles Darwin House 2, which is a 20 minute walk from Queen Mary University of London.