The winners of this year’s Royal Society of Biology outreach and engagement awards have been announced.
Twelve shortlisted entries have been released for this year’s photo competitions, from both amateur photographers and aspiring photographers.
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 in England have increased by 22.8% in biology, 19.2% in chemistry, 17.6% in physics, and 10.8% in computer science.
This year more than 63,800 students received an A level biology, accounting for 7.9% of the total A levels awarded.
Results season for secondary students across the UK kicked off today, with students receiving their results across all levels of awards in Scotland.
Four students representing the UK have been awarded medals at the 29th International Biology Olympiad.
The European Court of Justice has announced that organisms produced by directed mutagenesis techniques are considered genetically modified organisms in EU law, and will be subject to the same regulatory obligations.
The RSB, in partnership with a number of other organisations, is looking to coordinate support and training for technicians who in turn are providing vital support for postgraduate research students.
The Home Office has released the statistics of animal use in science in Great Britain throughout 2017.