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2019 UK animal research statistics released

The Home Office has released the statistics of animal use in science in the UK for 2019, with data showing that there has been a 3% reduction in the number of procedures compared to 2018.

Role of science in Government likely to increase following COVID-19, chief scientific advisor tells Parliamentary Links Day

The COVID-19 crisis has led to a renewed understanding that science is important across all areas of Government and will help boost science’s role in policy-making in future, the UK’s chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance said at this year's RSB’s Parliamentary Links Day.

RSB welcomes encouraging signs in new Government R&D Roadmap

The Royal Society of Biology has welcomed the ambition in the new Government R&D Roadmap, released on 1 July.

Royal Society of Biology’s Higher Education Bioscience Teacher of the Year 2020 announced

The Royal Society of Biology Heads of University Biosciences (HUBS) have named Dr Sue Jones, associate head of school: biosciences at York St. John University, as winner of the HE Bioscience Teacher of the Year Award 2020.

RSB and ITN Productions partner for 2020 programme on Biology for the Future

The Royal Society of Biology and ITN Productions are again partnering to deliver a new documentary, highlighting the importance and breadth of the biosciences.

150 people from around the world tune in for the first ever virtual Policy Lates event

More than 150 people joined a panel of experts online to discuss the challenges and potential solutions to antimicrobial resistance (AMR), as part of the RSB’s Policy Lates series.

Two Fellows elected to the Royal Society of Biology Council

Two vacancies have been filled on the RSB Council after the April 2020 round of nominations.

Celebrate RSB membership and get three months’ free throughout Membership May

The RSB is launching its first ever #MembershipMay campaign across social media, as part of the 10 year anniversary celebrations.

New Q&A series on bioscience’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic

The Biologist has launched a new COVID Q&A series exploring how life scientists around the world have sprung into action to help understand, track, and treat COVID-19. 

RSB launches new Policy Resource Library for the biosciences

The RSB has launched an innovative new library of policy resources for the biosciences, providing easy search and access to more than 800 published documents.