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RSB responds to new fast-track government visa scheme for ‘top scientists’

The Government has announced the introduction of a new visa scheme promising “fast tracked entry into the UK” for scientists and researchers.

RSB voices concern as findings reveal that researchers face “shocking” levels of stress

A new survey has revealed the impact the research environment has on the levels of  stress and mental health issues experienced by researchers, which RSB chief executive has described as a real cause for concern.

RSB Fellows named in 2020 New Year Honours

The 2020 New Year Honours List recognises a number of RSB Fellows for their work in the sciences.

RSB director to take the lead at the British Pharmacological Society

Rachel Lambert-Forsyth CBiol FRSB, RSB director of membership and professional affairs, has been appointed as the new chief executive officer at the British Pharmacological Society.

The Biologist scoops award for best specialist magazine

The Biologist has won ‘best specialist magazine’ at this year’s PPA Scottish Magazine Awards.

RSB responds to Conservatives securing a majority

After securing a majority of 364 seats, the Conservative party has won the right to form a Government following this year’s general election.

Competition winners meet RSB’s first President, Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell

Six of this year’s Nancy Rothwell Award recipients met the RSB’s first President and competition’s namesake, Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell Hon FRSB, as part of the RSB’s Anniversary Year celebrations.

New programme by RSB and ITN Productions highlights the biosciences that impact everyday living

The Royal Society of Biology and ITN Productions Industry News have co-produced a news and current affairs-style programme “Biology Impacting Lives,” reporting on the advancement of biological sciences and their crucial impact.

200 students attend this year’s Bioscience Careers Day at Middlesex University London

The RSB’s annual careers fair saw students attend in their hundreds to learn more about career options, meet potential employers, and improve their CV writing and interview skills.

Three presidents come together to discuss careers, challenges and plans for the future

Three presidents of the Royal Society of Biology, Royal Society of Chemistry and Institute of Physics sat down for a candid interview with Professor Dame Athene Donald FRSB, as part of this year’s Daphne Jackson Trust conference.