Chris Skidmore, conservative MP for Kingswood, has been appointed as the new Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation following Sam Gyimah’s resignation earlier this month.
Science communicators from across the UK came together at the University of Birmingham for the first ever symposium for biosciences outreach and engagement practitioners.
The Home Office released yesterday a second set of statistics of animals in research, following the publication of the number of scientific procedures using animals, released in July this year.
The sunflower (Helianthus annuus) has won the title of ‘UK’s Favourite Flower’ in the Royal Society of Biology’s annual poll.
The Nancy Rothwell Award celebrates artwork that captures the intricacies of anatomy, and this year more than 300 entries were submitted.
The Royal Society of Biology held its Annual Awards Ceremony last night to announce the winners of the Society’s Photography Competition, Nancy Rothwell Award and Outreach and Engagement Awards, and to present the President’s Medal.
The RSB has released the winning entries for their Photographer of the Year competition.
The annual Biology Week 2018 Parliamentary Reception took place on Wednesday evening, in partnership with the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.
Human jobs will not be replaced by AI and the world will not be overrun by killer-robots, an expert panel categorically told the audience at last night’s Biology Week debate at the Royal Institution.