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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Over 400 members of the public attended the expert panel discussion on genome editing at the Royal Institution, as part of BIology Week 2017.