In his first speech as Prime Minister, Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP described the UK Biosciences Sector as “extraordinary.”
A team of four students representing the UK have each been awarded medals at the 30th International Biology Olympiad (IBO) in Szeged, Hungary.
The Home Office has released the statistics of animal use in science in 2018, with data showing that there has been a 7% decrease in the number of procedures; the third consecutive annual decrease and the lowest figures since 2007.
Staff and members of the Royal Society of Biology took to the streets as part of this year’s Pride in London parade, in support of the LGBT+ community; the first time the Society has taken part in this event.
More than one hundred pupils travelled from across the UK to attend this year’s Education Awards Ceremony, held at the IET London: Savoy Place, on 28th June.
Gemma Singleton, science lead at The Beacon School, is the 2019 recipient of the Royal Society of Biology’s School Biology Teacher of the Year Award.
Government science minister Chris Skidmore has said the UK should pay to access EU research programmes in an agreement separate from the Brexit withdrawal bill and other stalled negotiations.
A new report released by sector leaders confirms that technical staff regularly support students with sensitive and personal issues including bereavement or sexual assault − often with very little formal recognition or training.
The Royal Society of Biology has introduced a new skills certificate to help equip scientists with skills valued by industry employers.