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Public Engagement Group

The public engagement working group is made up of representatives from Royal Society of Biology Member Organisations. The group meet three times a year to share ideas and experiences and to discuss best practice, possible collaborations and hot topics in public engagement. It is one of a number of groups set up in 2011 following the publication of the Science Communication Project Report.

The public engagement working group work together at a number of festivals to ensure the biosciences are well represented at public events. The group also functions as the Biological Sciences Section for the British Science Festival.

Organisations currently involved with this group include:

  • Anatomical Society
  • Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Biochemical Society
  • British Ecological Society
  • British Neuroscience Association
  • British Pharmacological Society
  • British Society for Immunology
  • Microbiology Society
  • Society for Applied Microbiology
  • The Linnean Society of London
  • The Physiological Society

If you are part of a Member Organisation of the Royal Society of Biology and are interested in being involved in this group please contact Amanda Hardy.