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NCI event examines importance of marine natural capital

The second event of a new series from the Natural Capital Initiative (NCI) examined the principle of marine natural capital, the potential for this as an area of investment whilst maintaining quality of these environments, and the issues that arise from this.

Head outdoors to look for first signs of spring

The Field Studies Council and the Royal Society of Biology have teamed up to create a new interactive project which will allow nature lovers across the country to chart the arrival of the new season.

Parliamentary Reception held in celebration of RSB’s Biology Week

Yesterday the Royal Society of Biology celebrated Biology Week with its annual Parliamentary Reception at the Houses of Parliament. Around 100 guests heard RSB’s Net Zero strategy announcement and saw the Award Ceremony for prize winners involved in the organisation’s competitions and other initiatives.

Images depicting effects of climate change chosen for RSB’s Photography Competition

The Royal Society of Biology has announced the winners of this year’s Photography Competition, with two amateur photographers named as Photographer and Young Photographer of the Year.

Magnificent mushrooms, slimy snails, and a handsome heron feature in RSB’s 2023 BioArtAttack 2D competition

The winning entries for this year’s BioArtAttack 2D competition (formally known as the Nancy Rothwell Award) have been announced, with an array of colourful and detailed artistic pieces depicting many different species.

RSB’s Apprentices of the Year celebrated

Two apprentices have been recognised as exceptional in their fields as part of the RSB’s Apprentice of the Year award.

PCAG publish report on the future for the primary science curriculum

The Primary Curriculum Advisory Group (PCAG) to the Royal Society of Biology, the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Institute of Physics, and the Association for Science Education, have produced their ‘Framework for a Future Primary Science Curriculum’ report.

Science bodies reaffirm commitment to inclusivity

The Royal Society of Chemistry, British Science Association, Institute of Physics, Royal Society of Biology and Science Council have issued a joint statement.

RSB hosts first NCI event on Biodiversity Net Gain

RSB hosted the first event of a new series from the Natural Capital Initiative (NCI), which is a partnership between three leading scientific organisations in the UK: the Royal Society of Biology, the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology and the James Hutton Institute.

Learned Societies meet the Science Minister

The Royal Society of Biology, Royal Society of Chemistry and Institute of Physics CEOs met Science Minister George Freeman last week, to discuss the role of the Learned Societies in shaping and driving forward the UK’s science agenda.