Entries into individual science GCSEs in England have increased by 22.8% in biology, 19.2% in chemistry, 17.6% in physics, and 10.8% in computer science.
This year more than 63,800 students received an A level biology, accounting for 7.9% of the total A levels awarded.
Results season for secondary students across the UK kicked off today, with students receiving their results across all levels of awards in Scotland.
Four students representing the UK have been awarded medals at the 29th International Biology Olympiad.
The European Court of Justice has announced that organisms produced by directed mutagenesis techniques are considered genetically modified organisms in EU law, and will be subject to the same regulatory obligations.
The RSB, in partnership with a number of other organisations, is looking to coordinate support and training for technicians who in turn are providing vital support for postgraduate research students.
The Home Office has released the statistics of animal use in science in Great Britain throughout 2017.
Outstanding school pupils and teachers were recognised for their success at this year’s Education Awards Ceremony, which took place at the IET London: Savoy Place on Monday 9th July.
Prime Minister Theresa May has sent a letter of thanks to the RSB and the wider scientific community as part of the 30th Parliamentary Links Day.
A number of RSB Members and Fellows have been recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list, including one of the founding Trustees for the Society.