RSB’s International Biology Olympiad 2017 wins award for best conference development
The International Biology Olympiad 2017 (IBO 2017), overseen by the Royal Society of Biology, has received an award for its outstanding development as a conference.
Early career researchers come together to tackle antimicrobial resistance challenges
Early career researchers came together at the Royal Society of Chemistry last Monday to discuss the development of novel diagnostic tools to tackle the problems of antimicrobial resistance.
RSB respond to the Autumn Budget 2017
The Royal Society of Biology has responded to the Autumn Budget proposals, announced today by the Chancellor Philip Hammond.
Primary Science Teacher of the Year award presented to Swansea teacher Kelly Thomas
Kelly Thomas, primary teacher at Penllergaer Primary School, Swansea, has been awarded the Royal Society of Biology Primary Science Teacher of the Year award.
Heads of University Biosciences come together to discuss widening participation and public engagement
The Heads of University Biosciences (HUBS) held their annual Winter Meeting, which focused on widening participation and public engagement with science, hosted at the Natural History Museum, London.
RSB respond to UK Government announcement of increases in R&D investment
The UK will see an increase in research and development investment to 2.4% of GDP by 2027, the PM announced on Monday 20th November.
RSB #BioArtAttack competition winners announced
Over 70 high quality and exciting art pieces were entered into this year's #BioArtAttack competition, including collages, sculptures and stop motion videos covering a wide range of subjects within the biosciences.
Thousands of people take part in Biology Week 2017
Between October 7th – 15th the Royal Society of Biology celebrated its sixth annual Biology Week with thousands of people attending over one hundred events worldwide.
RSB #BioArtAttack Competition Shortlist Announced
More than 70 creative entries have been narrowed down to a shortlist of just eight – and now it’s up to you to decide the winners.
2,500+ people vote for the UK's favourite tree species in Biology Week poll
The Horse Chestnut tree (Aesculus hippocastanum) has been crowned the UK’s Favourite Tree after winning a public poll of over 2,500 votes in Biology Week 2017.
RSB Bioscience Careers Day attracts over 400 students from across the UK
The flagship event for undergraduates studying biological sciences saw students attend in their hundreds to learn more about career choices and improve their CV writing and interview skills.
Outstanding science communication and photography celebrated at the RSB Annual Awards 2017
Members and supporters of the Royal Society of Biology last week celebrated the winners of the annual Photography Competition and Science Communication Awards at the Annual Awards Ceremony in London.
MPs, Member Organisations and RSB members come together to celebrate Biology Week 2017
The sixth annual Biology Week Parliamentary Reception took place on Wednesday 11th October, hosted by Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP, Stephen Metcalfe MP, Carol Monaghan MP and Chi Onwurah MP.
Chambered nautilus wins the 2017 Nancy Rothwell Award
The Royal Society of Biology is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Nancy Rothwell Award for specimen drawing.
RSB announces the winners of their Photographer of the Year competition 2017
Over 600 entries were narrowed down to a shortlist of two for the Young Photographer of the Year award and a shortlist of 11 for the Photographer of the Year award, with the winners announced as part of Biology Week 2017.
Mental health and wellbeing in the spotlight for Biology Week Policy Lates event
The RSB’s Policy Lates series returned this week with a discussion on the biology of mental health and wellbeing, as part of Biology Week 2017.
RSB and Biochemical Society pack out the Royal Institution for the annual Biology Week debate
Over 400 members of the public attended the expert panel discussion on genome editing at the Royal Institution, as part of BIology Week 2017.
RSB announces the Photography Competition 2017 shortlist
The Royal Society of Biology is pleased to announce the shortlist for their 2017 Photographer of the Year and Young Photographer of the Year competitions.
RSB announces winner of the Established Researcher Science Communication Award 2017
University of the West of Scotland Lecturer Dr Fiona Menzies, aged 34, has been awarded the Established Researcher Science Communication Award 2017.
RSB announces winner of the New Researcher Science Communication Award 2017
University of Sussex PhD student Mahmoud Bukar Maina, aged 31, has been awarded the New Researcher Science Communication Award 2017.
RSB writes to Norman Lamb MP to encourage diverse representation on the Science and Technology Select Committee
Chief executive of the Royal Society of Biology has expressed concern over the initial lack of women on the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee
More than 140,000 students awarded a GCSE in biology this year
More than 140,000 students received a GCSE in biology today, with 90.4% receiving an A* to C grade.
RSB launches new membership portal
The Royal Society of Biology has launched a new and improved membership portal.
Biology second most popular subject with more than 60,000 students receiving A levels
More than 60,000 students received an A level in biology today, making it the second most popular A level.
IBO 2017: hundreds of students take part in the biggest biology competition in the UK
Over 250 students traveled from 64 countries to take place in the world's largest biology competition, organised by the Royal Society of Biology.