2015

The Learned Societies' Group has responded to the SQA consultation on data presentation
17 December 2015
The Learned Societies' Group of which the Royal Society of Biology is a member has responded to the consultation on data presentation to encourage a consistent approach across all the sciences.

The Royal Society of Biology has responded to the House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology consultation on The Relationship between EU Membership and the Effectiveness of Science, Research and Innovation in the UK

27 November 2015

The Learned Societies' Group has responded to the Consultation on the Draft National Improvement Framework for Scottish Education.
20 November 2015
The Learned Societies' Group of which the Royal Society of Biology is a member has responded to the Scottish Government's draft National Improvement Framework for Scottish education.

The Royal Society of Biology in collaboration with other learned societies responded to the Education Select Committee Inquiry into the Supply of Teachers.
19 November 2015
The Royal Society of Biology with the Association for Science Education, the Institute of Physics, the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Royal Society responded to the Education Select Committee inquiry on whether teacher supply in the sciences is at crisis point.

The Royal Society of Biology has responded to the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee Inquiry: Assessing the Quality of Higher Education
29 October 2015
The RSB responded to the BIS committee inquiry addressing the HEFCE review and the Teaching Excellence Framework.

The Royal Society of Biology in collaboration with other learned societies responded to the call for evidence on the teachers' professional development standard
16 October 2015
The Royal Society of Biology with the Association for Science Education, the Institute of Physics, the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Royal Society responded to the Department for Education call for evidence, highlighting the importance of professional development for the teaching community.

The Royal Society of Biology has responded to the consultation on Developing New GCSEs, AS and A Levels for First Teaching in 2017
23 September 2015
The Royal Society of Biology has responded to the Ofqual consultation on the assessment of the Environmental Sciences A level qualification.

The Royal Society of Biology has responded to the consultation on GCSE and A level reform: content for teaching from September 2017
22 September 2015

The Royal Society of Biology has responded to the future approaches to quality assessment in England, Wales and Northern Ireland: consultation
28 August 2015
The Royal Society of Biology has responded to the consultation on the review of quality assessment across the higher education sector in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The Royal Society of Biology has responded to the consultation on the draft Biosciences Benchmark and Biomedical Sciences Benchmark
21 August 2015
The Royal Society of Biology has responded to the consultation on the benchmarks for university courses in the biosciences and biomedical sciences.

Society of Biology response to Consultation on Support for Postgraduate Study
29 May 2015
The Society of Biology responded to a proposed loan system for postgraduate taught master's students. Under the scheme, anyone under 30 who is eligible and accepted to study will be able to apply for a loan of up to £10,000.

SCORE response to Ofqual consultation on GCSE reform: regulations for science
1 May 2015
SCORE of which the Society of Biology is a member have submitted a short response to the consultation on the regulations for the science GCSEs.

Society of Biology response to the Nurse Review of the Research Councils

22 April 2015
The Society gave a detailed response to the review of the Research Councils, led by Paul Nurse. Key to this response was the need to address interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary research.

Society of Biology response to the Dowling Review of collaborations between businesses and university researchers
6 March 2015
The Society responded to Dame Ann Dowling DBE FREng FRS, who was asked by the Minister for Universities, Science and Cities, Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, to lead a review examining how government can support the development of more effective collaborations between businesses and university researchers in the UK.

Society of Biology response to the Charity Commission consultation on changes to 'The essential trustee'
17 February 2015
The Society responded to a call for views on the new updated draft of 'The Essential Trustee'; the Charity Commission’s guide to charity trustees’ responsibilities.

SCORE response to the Ofqual consultation on the proposal for changes to the assessment of GCSE practical work
4 February 2015
SCORE of which the Society of Biology is a member have responded to the Ofqual consultation on GCSE practical work. SCORE acknowledges that there needs to be a change in the current method of assessment, however more details surrounding the proposals are needed to establish the best course of action.

SCORE response to Department for Education consultation on developing the teaching profession to a world class standard
3 February 2015
The Society of Biology as a member of SCORE, has responded to the Department for Education consultation to feedback on plans for the development of a College of Teaching to support the teaching profession.

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