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Biology Week 2018: The RSB celebrates outstanding competition and award winners at this year’s Annual Awards ceremony

The Royal Society of Biology held its Annual Awards Ceremony last night to announce the winners of the Society’s Photography Competition, Nancy Rothwell Award and Outreach and Engagement Awards, and to present the President’s Medal. 

Striking leopard gecko and patterned autumnal leaves win RSB Photographer of the Year competition

The RSB has released the winning entries for their Photographer of the Year competition.

Biology Week 2018: MPs and biologists come together to celebrate Biology Week in Parliament

The annual Biology Week 2018 Parliamentary Reception took place on Wednesday evening, in partnership with the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.

Biology Week 2018: Jobs will not be replaced by AI and the world will not be overrun by robots, state experts at this year's Biology Week debate

Human jobs will not be replaced by AI and the world will not be overrun by killer-robots, an expert panel categorically told the audience at last night’s Biology Week debate at the Royal Institution.

Biology Week 2018: Bioscientists discuss inclusion and diversity at Policy Lates

The RSB’s Policy Lates series returned for this year’s Biology Week, with an event entitled #BiosciencesforAll – Paving Pathways for Diversity.

Winners of RSB Outreach and Engagement Award 2018 announced

The winners of this year’s Royal Society of Biology outreach and engagement awards have been announced.

RSB Photography competitions shortlist announced

Twelve shortlisted entries have been released for this year’s photo competitions, from both amateur photographers and aspiring photographers.

RSB President appointed as new chair of Public Health England’s advisory board

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced the appointment of RSB President Professor Dame Julia Goodfellow as the chair of the advisory board for Public Health England.

Entries into individual science GCSEs increase as reformed qualifications are awarded

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.

Biology remains the second most popular subject at A level

This year more than 63,800 students received an A level biology, accounting for 7.9% of the total A levels awarded.