Senior staff members from many of our Membership Organisations (MOs) came together at this year’s twilight event to discuss equality, diversity and inclusion (ED&I) across scientific communities.
Dr Ian Turner, from the University of Derby, has been recognised for his outstanding and innovative teaching styles that look to bring pantomime into the lecture theatre.
More than one hundred members of the RSB attended this year’s Annual General Meeting to oversee the appointment of five new Council members and the announcement of the next RSB President.
Professor Dame Julia Goodfellow is to succeed Professor Dame Jean Thomas as President of the Society from May 2018.
A record 40,000 students took part in the Biology Challenge this year, surpassing the record set in 2015 when 35,000 students sat the biology competition ran by the Society.
Ahead of the General Election, Dr Mark Downs FRSB has sent a letter on behalf of the Royal Society of Biology to all Members of Parliament who are planning to stand for re-election, highlighting the importance of science.
A group of members in Australia and New Zealand have officially launched an Australasia branch of the Society.
16 universities will be awarded Accreditation by the Royal Society of Biology in recognition of the high standards of education provided by their undergraduate or postgraduate bioscience degree programmes.
Ten young biologists have received travel grants from the Royal Society of Biology to help support them in overseas research projects and field courses.