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RSB celebrates milestone with 21,000 members, including a new Honorary Fellow, and welcomes new Member Organisation

The Royal Society of Biology celebrates a membership milestone of 21,000 at today’s election, surpassing our year-end target of 20,000.

RSB members recognised in 2024 New Year Honours list

The Royal Society of Biology would like to offer warm congratulations to a number of members who have been recognised in the 2024 New Year Honours List for their bioscience and community work.

Season’s Greetings from RSB!

As another year draws to a close, it seems appropriate to reflect on the work of RSB in 2023.

Proposed changes to UK visa requirements pose a risk to UK science

Changes announced by the Government to cut net migration to the UK pose a risk to UK science, and the benefits it brings to citizens, the economy and our environment.

NCI event examines importance of marine natural capital

The second event of a new series from the Natural Capital Initiative (NCI) examined the principle of marine natural capital, the potential for this as an area of investment whilst maintaining quality of these environments, and the issues that arise from this.

Head outdoors to look for first signs of spring

The Field Studies Council and the Royal Society of Biology have teamed up to create a new interactive project which will allow nature lovers across the country to chart the arrival of the new season.

Parliamentary Reception held in celebration of RSB’s Biology Week

Yesterday the Royal Society of Biology celebrated Biology Week with its annual Parliamentary Reception at the Houses of Parliament. Around 100 guests heard RSB’s Net Zero strategy announcement and saw the Award Ceremony for prize winners involved in the organisation’s competitions and other initiatives.

Images depicting effects of climate change chosen for RSB’s Photography Competition

The Royal Society of Biology has announced the winners of this year’s Photography Competition, with two amateur photographers named as Photographer and Young Photographer of the Year.

Magnificent mushrooms, slimy snails, and a handsome heron feature in RSB’s 2023 BioArtAttack 2D competition

The winning entries for this year’s BioArtAttack 2D competition (formally known as the Nancy Rothwell Award) have been announced, with an array of colourful and detailed artistic pieces depicting many different species.

RSB’s Apprentices of the Year celebrated

Two apprentices have been recognised as exceptional in their fields as part of the RSB’s Apprentice of the Year award.