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Over 500 biologists took part in our first ever Biology Week social media campaign

For the first time ever, we launched a social media campaign #iamabiologist to fill twitter full of photos of biologists in action, to highlight the breadth of roles you can do working in bioscience.

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Research groups, study groups, and lots of biologists in labs, fields and everywhere inbetween shared photos and tweeted using the hashtag #iamabiologist.

In total, we saw 540 posts from biologists across the world. The hashtag was used 2089 times throughout the campaign, and had a reach of almost 10 million people.

Check out our storify of the day and make sure you're ready to take part in our Biology Week 2018 campaign. Watch this space!