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

Upcoming branch events



Branch Events at the NI Science Festival


Tuesday 20 February 2018

Seminar for A-level students and teachers - Ginger Genetics: A Celebration of Red Hair

Tuesday 20 February 2018

Science café - Ginger Genetics: A Celebration of Red Hair

Wednesday 21 February 2018

The Antibiotic Apocalypse. Learn about the potential of antibiotic resistance and get ‘hands-on’ about it

Saturday 24 February 2018

Gums to Bums: Join Ulster University's BioSoc on food's journey from ‘start to finish' in our bodies. Part of the Foyle Science showcase


Wednesday 21 February 2018

A level biology Update Lecture - Professor Louise Cosby on the applications of DNA technology in medicine and agriculture.

Monday 26 March 2018

Joint Norbrook Laboratories and RSB Lecture - Drug Delivery Strategies for the 21st Century.

Saturday 14 April 2018

Annual Industrial Visit to the Hilden Brewery and indulge in a special behind-the-scenes tour

Sunday 27 May 2018

Summer Outing to RSPB Rathlin Island - details to follow

Monday 8 October 2018

Fellows and Members' Reception - a networking canapés and drinks reception hosted by RSB chief executive Dr Mark Downs CSci FRSB.

Members may also be interested in events in neighbouring branches listed in the regional events page 


Visit the branch map to see where our members are. (Map dated May 2016).

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


Chair: Dr Diane Lees-Murdock CBiol MRSB
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute & School of Biological Sciences, University of Ulster
Vice Chair: Professor Chris Allen CBiol FRSB
Institute for Global Food Security & School of Biological Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast
Secretary: Jonathan Shields MRSB
Treasurer: Dr Richard Brigg CBiol FRSB FLS
Ordinary members: Dr Katrina Campbell, Professor Louise Cosby, Miss Rebecca Cuckoo, Dr Glenn Dickson, Dr Patrick Dunlop, Miss Anna Holderbaum, Dr Paul Matthews, Professor Neville McClenaghan, Dr Declan McKenna.


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