The Royal Society of Biology joins the family and friends of Dr Barbara Knowles in sadness at her death and in celebrating her life.
Thanks to generous funding from the Welsh Government’s National Science Academy, the Royal Society of Biology is pleased to announce that it is developing a free online training module for teachers in Wales to support their continuing professional development.
Researchers have been rightly worried by the prospect that from 1st May a clause in Government grants would make it extremely difficult for them to engage with policy making and advice.
The House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee published today the results of its enquiry into EU membership and UK science. The Royal Society of Biology welcomes publication of this timely report which helps to shed light on the complex and important relationship between EU membership and UK science.
One hundred and ninety six degree programmes at 20 universities have been formally awarded Degree Accreditation or Advanced Accreditation by the Royal Society of Biology at the 2016 awards ceremony.
Sir Paul Nurse has written a special commentary on science education to celebrate the 50th anniversary issue of the Journal of Biological Education, released this week.
Sixteen students have become finalists in the British Biology Olympiad (BBO) 2016 and will compete to represent the UK at this year's international competition in Vietnam.
British allergy sufferers are to turn citizen scientists in a bid to decode the poorly understood world of seasonal allergies thanks to a free new app.
The Royal Society of Biology is delighted to announce the launch of a new journal, Emerging Topics in Life Sciences, jointly owned with the Biochemical Society.
Ten members of the Royal Society of Biology have been awarded travel grants of £500 for important biology work and study abroad.
The Royal Society of Biology annual amateur photography competition, celebrating inspiring images which explore biology and the natural world, is now open for entries.
The Royal Society of Biology and the Royal Veterinary College are proud to announce the launch of the annual Nancy Rothwell Award 2016. The competition celebrates specimen drawing in schools and highlights the benefits of combining art and science.
Dr Maelíosa McCrudden, a postdoctoral research fellow at Queen’s University Belfast, struck Gold at a competition in the House of Commons yesterday, for the excellence of her biomedical research, walking away with a £3,000 prize and medal.
The 2015-16 starling murmuration season will soon be starting to draw to a close. However, the Royal Society of Biology and The University of Gloucestershire, would still like the public to submit records of any sightings to their Starling Survey, in order to find out more about this mysterious behaviour.
Today, Major Tim Peake answered questions from MPs and Ministers as part of the Royal Society of Biology’s Voice of the Future event in Parliament.
On 6th February, the Government announced that from May 2016 any groups in receipt of public money cannot use those funds for ‘activity intended to influence or attempt to influence Parliament, government or political parties... or attempting to influence legislative or regulatory action’.
The Hungry Games will challenge visitors to reduce their food waste and improve their knowledge of nutrition in activities developed in partnership by the Royal Society of Biology, the Biochemical Society and the Nutrition Society, at Northern Ireland Science Festival in Belfast this weekend.
Dr Kevin Coward CBiol FRSB, Dr Katharine Hubbard and Dr Lesley Morrell have been shortlisted for the Royal Society of Biology Higher Education Bioscience Teacher of the Year Award.
The Royal Society of Biology is pleased to announce the four teachers shortlisted for the 2016 School Biology Teacher of the Year Award.
New standards for the Chartered Scientist (CSci) register have now been launched and the Royal Society of Biology is now welcoming new applications via the online application system.
Science Minister, Jo Johnson, delivered the Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE) Annual Lecture at the Royal Institution yesterday evening. Addressing 400 scientists and engineers, the minister reflected on his first eight months in post and his personal pride at Britain’s position as a world leader in science, technology and engineering.
The Royal Society of Biology Book Awards celebrate outstanding general biology books as well as textbooks for undergraduates and postgraduates. Authors and publishers of exceptional books in the fields of biology, biosciences and life sciences are now encouraged to submit their work for this year’s prizes.
The House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee have released a report which details their concerns about the Government’s readiness for a future epidemic similar to that of the Ebola outbreak in 2013.
On Friday 15th January 2016, the Royal Society of Biology submitted its response to the BIS consultation, ‘Higher education: teaching excellence, social mobility and student choice’.
Speakers gave a broad overview of science, policy and business practice on natural capital monitoring and data use at a Natural Capital Initiative meeting in London on Friday.