Prime Minister Theresa May has sent a letter of thanks to the RSB and the wider scientific community as part of the 30th Parliamentary Links Day.
A number of RSB Members and Fellows have been recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list, including one of the founding Trustees for the Society.
The Prime Minister today has set out new plans to challenge the NHS, Artificial Intelligence (AI) sector and health charities to use data and AI to transform the diagnosis of many diseases, including cancers.
Dr Mark Downs FRSB, chief executive of the RSB, has been recognised for outstanding leadership and the lasting and positive impact of his work during nine years at the Society.
A new Life Sciences Council, bringing together ministers, research and industry leaders, has met for the first time this week.
Professor Dame Julia Goodfellow has succeeded Professor Dame Jean Thomas Hon FRSB as President of the RSB, with handover taking place at the Annual General Meeting on May 2nd.
The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee has published “Life Sciences Industrial Strategy: Who’s driving the bus?” which raises concerns about the Government’s capacity to deliver the strategy.
17 institutions have been 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.
Gill Scott, teaching laboratory manager at the School of Life Sciences at the University of Warwick, has been recognised as Technician of the Year for making a positive impact and inspiring others through her work.