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Biology Week Calendar

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Last year, more than 100 events took place worldwide as part of Biology Week 2017. We want to help you advertise and promote your Biology Week event! Add your event to our central Biology Week Calendar below, and we'll promote it through our communication channels.

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 Sat6

 

  West Midlands branch: Apple Orchard Visit | 14:30-16:00

  Orchards off Bitell Farm Road, Alvechurch, Worcestershire

  Visit an apple orchard with many unusual varieties - plus picking, juicing and tasting

  Carlingford Lough Marine BioBlitz: Dive with Seasearch | 09:00-19:00

  Cloughmore Centre, 60 Shore Road, Rostrevor, Newry BT34 3DQ

  Boat dives with Seasearch exploring marine wildlife around Carlingford Lough

  UK Fungus Day | All day

  Nationwide events run by the British Mycological Society and associated groups  

Sunday 7 October

  Kent, Surrey and Sussex branch: Examination of macrofungi | 11:00-13:00

  The Chantries GU4 8AD

  Guided walk through to find and identify the mushrooms, toadstools and wood rotting fungi

  North Western branch: From Source to Sea...Part 2 | 10:30-16:00

  Village Hall Car Park, St Michaels on the River Wyre PR3 0UA

  River Wyre development walk with Science Officers of the Wyre Rivers Trust

  Carlingford Lough Marine BioBlitz: Explore the Shoreline | 09:00-19:00

  Cloughmore Centre, 60 Shore Road, Rostrevor, Newry BT34 3DQ

  A day of free talks, teaching and shoreline BioBlitz exploring marine wildlife

  UK Fungus Day | All day

  Nationwide events run by the British Mycological Society and associated groups

Monday 8 October

  Biosciences for All - Paving Pathways for Diversity | 18:00-21:00

  Charles Darwin House, 12 Roger Street, London WC1N 2JU

  A free Policy Lates on supporting an inclusive and accessible biosciences environment

  Members' Reception - Northern Ireland | 18:00-20:00

  Hastings Stormont Hotel, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast BT4 3LP

  A free informal reception for members hosted by RSB chief executive Dr Mark Downs

  Biology Q&A in the pub (Regional Grant Scheme) | 19:00-23:00

  The Three Horseshoes, Chapmanslade, Westbury, Wilts BA13 4AN

  A question and answer session for local people interested in various aspects of biology

  Scientist in your Classroom | 9:00-16:30

  Online via Skype

  A free online chat giving students the opportunity to meet a ZSL scientist

  Synthetic Glycobiology | 9:00-17:00

  Kavli Royal Society Centre, Chicheley Hall, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire MK16 9JJ

  A Royal Society scientific meeting on synthetic glycobiology

  DNA Workshop | 10:00-16:00

  King Richard III Visitor Centre, Leicester LE1 5DB

  Book a school visit for a fun practical DNA Workshop

  Dead Kings and DNA | 17:30

  King Richard III Visitor Centre, Leicester LE1 5DB

  A talk led by Professor Turi King on the DNA analysis of King Richard III

  ChatSci | 18:30-20:30

  Harry's Southside, 42-44 Buccleuch St, Edinburgh EH8 9LP

  Chat about science in a fun and accessible way, encouraging discussion and collaboration

  Biology for Food and Health in a Changing Environment

  International Student’s Centre, University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Rivers State, Nigeria

  A week of events on Biology for Food and Health in a Changing Environment

Tuesday 9 October

  Artificial intelligence - can AI save the world? | 19:00-20:30

  The Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4BS

  Find out about the science of artificial intelligence from a panel of experts

  West Midlands branch: Annual Charter Lecture on genome editing | 19:00-21:00

  Great Hall at Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET

  The 2018 Annual Charter Lecture will feature Dr David Nagel, an expert on genome editing

  Scientist in your Classroom | 9:00-16:30

  Online via Skype

  A free online chat giving students the opportunity to meet a ZSL scientist

  Synthetic Glycobiology | 9:00-17:00

  Kavli Royal Society Centre, Chicheley Hall, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire MK16 9JJ

  A Royal Society scientific meeting on synthetic glycobiology

  DNA Workshop | 10:00-16:00

  King Richard III Visitor Centre, Leicester LE1 5DB

  Book a school visit for a fun practical DNA Workshop

  Biology for Food and Health in a Changing Environment

  International Student’s Centre, University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Rivers State, Nigeria

  A week of events on Biology for Food and Health in a Changing Environment

Wednesday 10 October

  Parliamentary Reception 2018 | 19:00-22:00

  Churchill Room, House of Commons, Houses of Parliament, London SW1A 0AA

  A celebration of biology in the House of Commons in partnership with BBSRC

  Member's Ballot - Parliamentary Reception 2018 | 19:00-22:00

  Churchill Room, House of Commons, Houses of Parliament, London SW1A 0AA

  An opportunity for AMRSB, MRSB and FRSB grade members to attend the reception

  Scientist in your Classroom | 9:00-16:30

  Online via Skype

  A free online chat giving students the opportunity to meet a ZSL scientist

  Where Could a Biology A-Level Take You? | 10:00-16:00

  Newcastle University and Great North Museum Hancock, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU

  Taking students beyond biology to show the array of degrees that involve a biological aspect

  DNA Workshop | 10:00-16:00

  King Richard III Visitor Centre, Leicester LE1 5DB

  Book a school visit for a fun practical DNA Workshop

  Fungi Walk at Bedgebury National Pinetum | 10:00-13:00

  Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest, Bedgebury Road, Goudhurst, Kent, TN17 2SJ

  Learn more about fungi with Bryan Bullen of the Kent Wildlife Trust

  Biology for Food and Health in a Changing Environment

  International Student’s Centre, University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Rivers State, Nigeria

  A week of events on Biology for Food and Health in a Changing Environment

Thursday 11 October

  Annual Awards 2018 | 18:00-21:30

  The Francis Crick Institute, 1 Midland Road, London NW1 1AT

  The annual awards celebrates the achievement of our members and bioscience enthusiasts

  Members Ballot - Annual Awards 2018 | 18:00-21:30

  The Francis Crick Institute, 1 Midland Road, London NW1 1AT

  An opportunity for AMRSB, MRSB and FRSB grade members to attend the Annual Awards

  Biology Q&A in the pub (Regional Grant Scheme) | 19:00-23:00

  The Three Horseshoes, Chapmanslade, Westbury, Wilts BA13 4AN

  A question and answer session for local people interested in various aspects of biology

  Scientist in your Classroom | 9:00-16:30

  Online via Skype

  A free online chat giving students the opportunity to meet a ZSL scientist

  DNA Workshop | 10:00-16:00

  King Richard III Visitor Centre, Leicester LE1 5DB

  Book a school visit for a fun practical DNA Workshop

  Biology for Food and Health in a Changing Environment

  International Student’s Centre, University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Rivers State, Nigeria

  A week of events on Biology for Food and Health in a Changing Environment

Friday 12 October

  #iamabiologist | All day

  Online

  Take part in this social media campaign where biologists take over twitter

  Physiology Friday | All day

  The Physiological Society present a day of events including BioBakes 2018

  Scientist in your Classroom | 9:00-16:30

  Online via Skype

  A free online chat giving students the opportunity to meet a ZSL scientist

  DNA Workshop | 10:00-16:00

  King Richard III Visitor Centre, Leicester LE1 5DB

  Book a school visit for a fun practical DNA Workshop

Saturday 13 October

  Cambridge Big Biology Day | 10:00-16:00

  Hills Road Sixth Form College, Cambridge CB2 8PE

  Fun, engaging and informative hands-on biology activities for all ages

  Staffordshire Big Biology Day | 10:00-16:00

  Staffordshire University Science Centre, Leek Road, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 2DF

  Fun and educational activities and demonstrations for all ages

  North Wales branch: Discovering RSPB Conwy nature reserve | 10:30-16:00

  RSPB Conwy Reserve by A55 Junction 18, LL31 9XZ

  Guided walks and lectures on RSPB Conwy reserve

  Scotland branch: Symposium on Genome Editing/CRISPR and AGM | 11:00-13:30

  The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Easter Bush, Midlothian EH25 9RG

  Symposium on Genome Editing/CRISPR, its applications and ethical considerations

  North Western branch: Art and Science Photo Workshop | 10:00-16:00

  Lake District

  Fun and informative photographic day in the beautiful surroundings of the Lake District

  BioBlitz Showcase, Inspiring Citizen Science (Regional Grant Scheme) | 11:00-16:00

  WI Hall, Parsonage Road, Newton Ferrers, Devon PL8 1AT

  Talks and displays showcasing the species identified during the Yealm BioBlitz

  Me You and The Superbugs (Regional Grant Scheme) | 11:00-16:00

  Shepherd Specialist Hospital, Festac Town, Amuwo Odofin Lagos, Nigeria

  A public engagement event to raise awareness about antibiotic resistance in Nigeria

Sunday 14 October

  Coming soon...

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