We are delighted to announce that the Society of Biology has been given permission to become the Royal Society of Biology.
Reacting to the UK General Election, Dr Mark Downs FSB, chief executive of the Society of Biology said:
“The shear scale of change in this election is a significant challenge for many. The science community will have to work even harder to ensure that new parliamentarians understand the critical role science...
The Stop Vivisection European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) is calling on the European Commission to repeal European Directive 2010/63/EU on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes and to ban all research using animals.
Professor Dominic Wells FSB, Chair of the Animal Science Group, a special interest group of the Society of Biology, spoke today in support of the Directive.
The Society of Biology has awarded nine travel grants so that budding biologists can undertake important study abroad.
Dr Mark Clements from the University of Westminster, has won the Society of Biology’s prestigious Higher Education Biosciences Teacher of the Year Award 2015.
The Society of Biology has put together documents to highlight resources to support practical work at A level in England and Wales.
The Society of Biology has launched a new video, which contains careers advice soundbites from 11 top experts across the life sciences, as part of its Biology: Changing the World (BCW) project.
Earlier this week Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, won this year’s University Challenge. The team was captained by Anthony Martinelli, a former competitor in the International Biology Olympiad (IBO).
Leading UK plant scientists are gathering in Shropshire today for a two day discussion of the latest advances in research and policy making.
The Society of Biology and the volunteers of UK Biology Competitions are pleased to announce the four students selected to represent the UK at the International Biology Olympiad in Denmark this summer.
The Society of Biology is delighted to elect its first applicants on to the Chartered Science Teacher register.
The Society of Biology has launched Degree Accreditation. This follows from the existing Advanced Accreditation, which introduced a skills profile for bioscience graduates entering research-based roles.
On Saturday 21st March a plaque celebrating Sir Anthony Carlisle, legendary Georgian surgeon, was unveiled in the village garden in Stillington.
Yesterday, George Osborne, chancellor of the exchequer, announced his final Budget before the election.
Twenty pupils from around the UK have been selected to compete for a place in the national team at the International Biology Olympiad.
A plaque celebrating JBS Haldane, a leading scientist of the 20th century, was unveiled by the Society of Biology today at his old school in Oxford.
A plaque celebrating Patrick Steptoe, Sir Robert Edwards and Jean Purdy, who developed IVF leading to the world’s first test-tube baby, was unveiled today at Dr Kershaw’s Hospice in Oldham.
A plaque celebrating Dorothy Hodgkin, the UK's only woman to win a scientific Nobel Prize, was unveiled today by the Society of Biology at Sir John Leman High School in Suffolk.
Representatives from six of the UK’s main political parties clashed today over how immigration, tuition fees and fiscal policy were affecting science in a unique pre-election debate organised by the Society of Biology on behalf of the science and engineering community.
Dean Lomax, 25, a palaeontologist at The University of Manchester, won the gold award at a competition in the House of Commons, for the excellence of his biological research, walking away with a £3,000 prize.
On Saturday 7th March a plaque celebrating Fred Sanger, the father of DNA sequencing, was unveiled at his former home in Cambridge.
Science Minister Greg Clark and other senior scientific figures faced a raft of questions on UK science from young scientists today at the Society of Biology’s fourth Voice of the Future event.
This morning a plaque celebrating Sir Alan Hodgkin and Sir Andrew Huxley, who put electrodes into squid to further understanding of our nervous system, was unveiled by the Society of Biology at the Marine Biological Association in Plymouth.
The Government’s financial management of Kew Gardens is a recipe for failure, the Science and Technology Committee has warned in a new report.
Today Ofqual have announced new principles for assessment of practical work in GCSE science qualifications for September 2016 onwards.