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RSB publishes manifesto appealing next Government to invest in the biosciences

The Royal Society of Biology has published its general election manifesto, demonstrating the importance of biosciences in the UK and setting out recommendations for the next Parliament to ensure the UK remains world-leading.

Showcasing Defra’s R&D Programme

Around 100 plant health professionals attended the fourth plant health series event, funded by Defra, discussing Defra’s R&D Programme. The event explored how research needs are being met before hearing from several plant health professionals whose research projects are funded through this programme.

Clay corals and intestinal microbiome win BioArtAttack 2022

Over 350 high quality and exciting art pieces were entered into this year's BioArtAttack competition, including collages, sculptures and knitted objects covering a wide range of subjects within the biosciences.

RSB welcomes publication of plant health strategy

The Royal Society of Biology supports a new action plan to protect plants from pests and diseases published today by Defra, a strategy the society helped formulate.

RSB members recognised in 2023 New Year’s Honours list

The Royal Society of Biology would like to offer warm congratulations to a number of Fellows who have been recognised in the 2023 New Year’s Honours List for their bioscience and community work.

An appeal to the Secretary of State to protect biodiversity

The Royal Society of Biology wrote earlier this month to Defra secretary of state, Thérèse Coffey, ahead of the COP15 summit in Montreal, Canada, urging Government to deliver vital protection of biodiversity.

Season’s Greetings from RSB!

As we look to 2023, we at the Royal Society of Biology take this opportunity to reflect on the work that we have carried out this year, working with and on behalf of the bioscience community, and specifically our individual and organisational members, and to wish members, partners and colleagues a happy and restful festive period.

RSB welcomes Immerse Education as new MO

In November, the Royal Society of Biology welcomed a new Member Organisation (MO), Immerse Education.

Bioscience Careers Day: Showcasing the many routes into the life sciences

More than 100 guests attended yesterday’s Bioscience Careers Day (BCD) and heard from a selection of industry professionals about the variety of careers available to bioscience graduates.

RSB asks in their most recent Policy Lates event: what bioscience skills are needed?

Wednesday’s latest event in the RSB’s Policy Lates series brought together sector leaders to discuss perspectives on what bioscience skills are needed for the future.