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Welcome to the regional pages for Yorkshire. Full details of national and local events are available on our events pages.

Upcoming branch events

Wednesday 20 July, 19:00-20:00 BST, Zoom

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - Medical Pioneer

An online talk from a representative of National Trust at Wentworth Castle Gardens on the pioneering role of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu in introducing the first effective smallpox treatment to Britain.


Visit the reports section to find out about past events the branch have run.

Social media

Visit the Yorkshire branch Facebook page or Twitter feed for more branch news.

Our members

Visit the branch demographics to see the numbers and locations of our members (Dated January 2022).

AGM minutes

Download AGM minutes from November 2018 and November 2019, November 2020, and our most recent AGM held in November 2021.


Chair: Dr Lynda Partridge FRSB
Vice Chair: Professor Val Randall CBiol FRSB
Secretary: Sara Booth-Card MRSB
Treasurer: Professor Graham Bonwick CBiol FRSB

Members: Aleksandra Bidzinska AMRSB, Christopher Collins CBiol MRSB, Dr Danae Dodge MRSB, Andrew Holding MRSB, Dr Sohan Jheeta FRSB, Dr Fiona Real MRSB, Dr Richard Reece-Jones CBiol FRSB, Dr Tayyebeh Vafaee MRSB, Dr Martin Walker MRSB, and Beth Webb MRSB.

Contact details

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The Yorkshire region prides itself as leading in many aspects of the biological sciences with about 120 bioscience related businesses employing more than 10,000 people. Pharmaceuticals, biomedics, plant and chemical regulation, environmental protection, forensics, biological detection, taxonomy, food preparation and safety, agriculture, fisheries. Many world class university departments support the science and these businesses. Indeed the breadth of biology is limitless in Yorkshire.