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Expert panel discuss healthy ageing to kick off Biology Week 2020

Over 100 participants from across the globe tuned in to discuss healthy ageing in the opening event of Biology Week 2020 last night.

150 people join the biggest AGM ever as it moves to online

Members joined the first ever online Annual General Meeting of the RSB, including this year's charter lecture.

UK team win four medals at this year's IBO Challenge

Four students representing the UK have been awarded medals at the IBO Challenge this year.

GCSE results awarded and revised A level results shared with schools after exam results U-turns

Students in England, Northern Ireland and Wales received their GCSE qualification results today, after education ministers confirmed that students would be awarded their higher moderated grade or centre assessed grade.

RSB Policy Lates looks at the positives and negatives for research in ‘the COVID era’

The second Policy Lates event to be hosted online saw a panel of experts discuss the strategies and policies driving research on COVID-19.

A level results awarded after exams cancelled due to COVID-19

Students in England, Northern Ireland and Wales received A level qualification results today, with their grades based on centre-assessed grades by their teachers and standardisation processes following the cancellation of all exams due to the pandemic.

Scottish pupils receive results following exams cancelled due to COVID-19

Scottish school pupils have received their results for their National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher qualifications, with their grades based on estimates made by their teachers following the cancellation of all exams due to the pandemic.

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.