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Come along to our outreach and engagement events to meet us and find out more about the Royal Society of Biology.

 

Thursday 28 September - Sunday 1 October

Ask a Biologist at New Scientist Live
ExCeL London

What happens when I pick a scab? How can bacteria make renewable energy? Why is chlorine in my drinking water? Join us at New Scientist Live to find out the answers to these questions and more from our expert biologists.

 

Monday 9 October

Debate: Genome editing: where do we draw the line?
Royal Institution, London

Join us to debate whether genome editing could one day be used to alter aesthetics not just ailments. Could it be used to aid intelligence, increase height, decrease weight, or even “improve” personalities? Where do we draw the line? Part of Biology Week 2017.

Tuesday 10 October

Policy Lates: A meeting of minds: the biology of mental health
Charles Darwin House, London

We discuss some of the hot topics in UK science policy at our policy lates, with leaders in the field presenting this time on the biology of mental health and the policies surrounding mental health. Part of Biology Week 2017.

Friday 13 October

#iamabiologist Twitter campaign
UK and worldwide

Celebrate the diverse and exciting world of biology by joining in our #iamabiologist Twitter campaign. Part of Biology Week 2017.

Saturday 14 October

Big Biology Day Cambridge
Hills Road Sixth Form College, Cambridge

Get hands on with biology at this year's Big Biology Day in Cambridge. Microscopes, owl pellets, dissections, molecules and cells, live animals and lots more, with scientists on hand to answer all your questions. New to this year is also our biology careers fair, so you can find out more about how to get started in the biosciences sector. Part of Biology Week 2017.