A record 7,800 school pupils participated in British Biology Olympiad 2018, with students from more than 630 schools worldwide taking part.
Professor Dame Jean Thomas Hon FRSB, RSB's President since 2014, has been appointed Chancellor of the University of Swansea.
The Royal Society of Biology has awarded Doctoral Training Accreditation to the Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences at Coventry University, the first organisation in the UK to receive such recognition.
Three teachers have been shortlisted for the School Biology Teacher of the Year award 2018. The award, recognising the very best and most inspiring biology teachers in 11-18 education in the UK, will be awarded in July.
Two RSB Members have been named on a Forbes 30 under 30 list, released earlier this week.
Mark Downs, chief executive of the RSB, called for a life sciences ‘champion’ that would act at a Minister of State level, whilst giving evidence today at the House of Lords
A team from the Royal Society of Biology attended this year’s Association for Science Education annual conference at the University of Liverpool, from 4th – 6th January 2018.
Members of the Royal Society of Biology have been recognised in the New Year’s Honours list.