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Sat5

  North Wales: Explore Newborough National Nature Reserve | 10:30-16:30

  Newborough Warren National Nature Reserve, Anglesey LL61 6RS

  Explore the Newborough NNR and hear about new ways of sand dune management

  Big Biology Day Cambridge | 10:00-18:00

  Hills Road Sixth Form College, Cambridge CB2 8PE

  Hands on and fun biology actvities, and meet the RSB outreach team

  Messy Science does The Human Body | 14:00-16:00

  St Tydfil's Old Parish Church, Lower High Street, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8DP

  A family event where we discover the science of the human body through arts and crafts

  Blueprints of Life - Session One | 10:00-13:00

  Tahir Mosque, 299 Verdant Lane, London SE6 1TP

  Interactive sessions with hands-on activities such as DNA and Protein Origami

  Blueprints of Life - Session Two | 14:00-17:00

  Tahir Mosque, 299 Verdant Lane, London SE6 1TP

  Interactive sessions with hands-on activities such as DNA and Protein Origami

  #iamamauritianbiologist social media campaign

  Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre, Old Moka Road, Bell Village, Rep. of Mauritius and online

  I am a Mauritian biologist, when Mauritian biologists take over social media

  Seaside Activities with the Scottish Seabird Centre

  Dundee and Midlothian Science Festivals

  See the Scottish Seabird Centre's marine loan boxes at science festivals around Scotland

  The History of a balanced diet I 11:00-17:00

  Boudary Estate Fun Place, St Hilda's Community Centre, 18 Club Row E2 7HE

  'Lucky Dip' hands on activities and stories about how a balanced diet came to be

  Understanding common & botanical plant names in the SLBI garden I 14:00-17:00

  The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Noorwood Road, London SE24 9AQ 

  A chance to learn more about this fantastic subject with June and their gardeners

  It's All Academic Festival I 10:00-16:00

  University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT

  A free festival for all ages and interests at UCL

  Victorian Surgery Demonstration Talk

  9a Saint Thomas Street, London SE1 9RY

  Experience surgery from the point of view of a 19th Century medical student or patient!

Sun6

  MoSSFest 2019 Family Festival Day | 11:00-16:00

  Mugdock Country Park. Craigallian Road, Milngavie, Mugdock, Glasgow G62 8EL

  Free day of science fun at the Middle of Scotland Science (MoSS) Festival

  #iamamauritianbiologist social media campaign

  Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre, Old Moka Road, Bell Village, Rep. of Mauritius and online

  I am a Mauritian biologist, when Mauritian biologists take over social media

  Seaside Activities with the Scottish Seabird Centre

  Dundee and Midlothian Science Festivals

  See the Scottish Seabird Centre's marine loan boxes at science festivals around Scotland

  Fungi Fest I 11:00-20:00

  Hoxton Docks, 55 Laburnum Street, London, E2 8BD 

  An all day festival that will put a spotlight on the wonderful world of fungi 

  Victorian Surgery Demonstration Talk

  9a Saint Thomas Street, London SE1 9RY

  Experience surgery from the point of view of a 19th Century medical student or patient!

  Clinical Pharmacology Week

  Online

  Raising the profile of clinical pharmacology in the UK

Mon7

  Insect declines in the headlights | 19:00-22:00

  Royal College of Physicians, 11 Saint Andrews Place Regent's Park, London NW1 4LE

  A free Policy Lates on insect declines

  South Wales: Quacks, charlatans or pioneers | 18:30-21:00

  Sir Martin Evans Building, Cardiff University, Museum Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3AX

  This talk evaluates whether there was any scientific validity to early modern surgery

  Contemporary Morphogenesis | 09:00-17:00

  The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

  A two-day scientific discussion meeting from The Royal Society

  #iamamauritianbiologist social media campaign

  Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre, Old Moka Road, Bell Village, Rep. of Mauritius and online

  I am a Mauritian biologist, when Mauritian biologists take over social media

  Seaside Activities with the Scottish Seabird Centre

  Dundee and Midlothian Science Festivals

  See the Scottish Seabird Centre's marine loan boxes at science festivals around Scotland

  Bernal Lecture 2019 - ‘Nature, nurture or neither: the legacy of eugenics’ | 16:00-18:00

  MAL 421, Birkbeck Main Building, Malet St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX

  A Birkbeck, University of London lecture

  Keeper in your Classroom | 09:00-16:30

  Online (via Skype)

  Meet a zoo keeper with the Zoological Society of London

  It Takes Guts | 11:00-11:45

  Science Museum, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2DD

  Join the Science Museum at their show on the human digestive system

  STEM Pod Experience I 10-11:30

  Centre of the Cell, Blizard Institute, 4 Newarke Street, Whitechapel, London E1 2AT

  An hour long introduction to cell science and the human body

  In a Heartbeat I 12:00-13:00

  Centre of the Cell, Blizard Institute, 4 Newarke Street, Whitechapel, London E1 2AT

  A show devoted to the blood, heart and circulatory system

  BioArt Attack I 09:00-11:00

  The Savvy School, S-E-6-R property no 248 Allama Iqbal road

  Combine art with biology using different mediums

  Clinical Pharmacology Week

  Online

  Raising the profile of clinical pharmacology in the UK

  Anatomy and Physiology bake-off I 11:00-13:00

  Alfred Russel Wallace Building, Glyntaff Campus, University of South Wales CF37 4BD

  An anatomy themed bake-off

Tues8

  Marine plastics: Is it too late to save our oceans? | 19:00-20:30

  The Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4BS

  Find out about the science of reducing ocean plastics from a panel of experts at this debate

  London branch: CPD for Secondary School Teachers | 16:30-19:30

  Kensington Park School (6th Form), 59 Queens Gate, London SW7 0JP 

  Find out how we can support your teaching, including an exhibition and practical workshops

  North Western branch: The diverse ways octopuses avoid being eaten! | 18:00-22:00

  Manchester Sea Life, Barton Square, intu Trafford Centre, Manchester M17 8AS

  A tour of Manchester Sea Life and talk on the fascinating life and habitats of octopuses

  West Midlands branch: Charter Lecture I 19:00-21:00

  Aston University, Aston Street, Birmingham B4 7ET

  Join the West Midlands branch to learn about comparative biology from Dr Natalie Cooper

  #iamamauritianbiologist social media campaign

  Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre, Old Moka Road, Bell Village, Rep. of Mauritius and online

  I am a Mauritian biologist, when Mauritian biologists take over social media

  Seaside Activities with the Scottish Seabird Centre

  Dundee and Midlothian Science Festivals

  See the Scottish Seabird Centre's marine loan boxes at science festivals around Scotland

  Contemporary Morphogenesis | 09:00-17:00

  The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

  A two-day scientific discussion meeting from The Royal Society

  Keeper in your Classroom | 09:00-16:30

  Online (via Skype)

  Meet a zoo keeper with the Zoological Society of London

  It Takes Guts | 11:00-11:45

  Science Museum, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2DD

  Join the Science Museum at their show on the human digestive system

  Biology Day I 10:00-16:00

  Exploration Dr, Leicester LE4 5NS 

  Explaining how biology is vital to answer some of the most exciting questions

  STEM Pod Experience I 10-11:30

  Centre of the Cell, Blizard Institute, 4 Newarke Street, Whitechapel, London E1 2AT

  An hour long introduction to cell science and the human body

  In a Heartbeat I 12:00-13:00

  Centre of the Cell, Blizard Institute, 4 Newarke Street, Whitechapel, London E1 2AT

  A show devoted to the blood,heart and circulatory system   

  Clinical Pharmacology Week

  Online

  Raising the profile of clinical pharmacology in the UK

  Conservation Movie Night I 19:00-21:00

  Alfred Russel Wallace Building, Glyntaff Campus, University of South Wales CF37 4BD

  Enjoy wildlife conservation films

Weds9

  Parliamentary Reception | 19:00-22:00

  Churchill Room, House of Commons, Houses of Parliament, London SW1A 0AA

  A celebration of biology in the House of Commons in partnership with BBSRC

  Members Ballot - Parliamentary Reception

  Online

  An opportunity for RSB members to attend the Biology Week Parliamentary Reception

  Northern Ireland branch: Ash Dieback, Sudden Oak Death, Ash Sawfly: Tree diseases

  Armagh County Museum, Mall East, Armagh, Northern Ireland BT61 9BE

  Why are the incidences of tree diseases increasing?

  Devon and Cornwall branch: Marine Turtles and Climate Change I 18:00-20:30

  Lecture Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA

  Exploring the impacts of climate change on the biology and ecology of marine turtles

  A Cuppa and a Chat about Science | 10:00-12:00

  The Three Horseshoes, Chapmanslade, Wiltshire BA13 4AN

  An open conversation about issues of public concern in biology and other areas of science

  #iamamauritianbiologist social media campaign

  Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre, Old Moka Road, Bell Village, Rep. of Mauritius and online

  I am a Mauritian biologist, when Mauritian biologists take over social media

  Seaside Activities with the Scottish Seabird Centre

  Dundee and Midlothian Science Festivals

  See the Scottish Seabird Centre's marine loan boxes at science festivals around Scotland

  Keeper in your Classroom | 09:00-16:30

  Online (via Skype)

  Meet a zoo keeper with the Zoological Society of London

  Scientist in your Classroom | 09:00-16:30

  Online (via Skype)

  Meet a conservation scientist with the Zoological Society of London

  Master of Science: Madeline Lancaster I 19:00-20:30

  The Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21 Albermale Street, London W1S 4BS

  Showcases the scientists at the forefront of some of the world's most exciting research

  Biology Bites I 18:30-21:00

  Coleg Cambria, Northop, Holywell Road, Mold CH7 6AA  

  A range of shorty talks across the discipline of biology from lecturers and HND students

  Building a science based startup I 18:00-20:30

  The Francis Crick Institute, 1 Midland Road, Kings Cross, London NW1 1AT

  Addressing specific challenges for founders of science 

  Imperial Lates: Science without borders I 18:00-21:00

  Imperial College London, College Main Entrance, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2AZ

  Hands on science, tech demos, art workshops and lively talks and discussions

  Sustainability and the climate emergency I 18:30-20:00

  The Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Grove, London SW7 2AR 

  Using pubic data to raise awareness, frame debate and create solutions

  Science and the arts: going beyond two cultures I 19:00-21:00

  Theos, 77 Great Peter Street, London SW1P 2EZ

  Do scientist and artists see the world differently, a discussion on this issue

  STEM Pod Experience I 10-11:30

  Centre of the Cell, Blizard Institute, 4 Newarke Street, Whitechapel, London E1 2AT

  An hour long introduction to cell science and the human body

  In a Heartbeat I 12:00-13:00

  Centre of the Cell, Blizard Institute, 4 Newarke Street, Whitechapel, London E1 2AT

  A show devoted to the blood,heart and circulatory system 

  Clinical Pharmacology Week

  Online

  Raising the profile of clinical pharmacology in the UK

  Leverhulme Lecture I 18:00-19:00

  Park Building, King Henry I Street, Portsmouth, P01 2DZ

  A public lecture by D. Stephen Lindsay, Professor of Psychology, University of Victoria.

Thurs10

  Annual Awards Ceremony | 18:00-21:30

  The Francis Crick Institute, 1 Midland Road, London NW1 1AT

  The annual awards celebrates the achievement of our members and bioscience enthusiasts

  Members Ballot - Annual Awards Ceremony

  Online

  An opportunity for RSB members to attend the Biology Week Annual Awards Ceremony

  East Anglia branch: Walking with Alpacas Adventure | 10:30-12:00

  Misty Meadows Alpacas, Quarry Lane, Maxey, Peterborough PE6 9HJ

  Meet a herd of alpacas and walk with them at this idyllic setting

  Wessex: Unravelling the double helix: the lost heroes of DNA | 18:45-21:00

  University of Southampton Science Park, Enterprise Road, Southampton SO16 7NS

  AGM followed by a lecture for members and interested members of the public

  A Cuppa and a Chat about Science | 14:00-16:00

  The Three Horseshoes, Chapmanslade, Wiltshire BA13 4AN

  An open conversation about issues of public concern in biology and other areas of science

  #iamamauritianbiologist social media campaign

  Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre, Old Moka Road, Bell Village, Rep. of Mauritius and online

  I am a Mauritian biologist, when Mauritian biologists take over social media

  Seaside Activities with the Scottish Seabird Centre

  Dundee and Midlothian Science Festivals

  See the Scottish Seabird Centre's marine loan boxes at science festivals around Scotland

  Scientist in your Classroom | 09:00-16:30

  Online (via Skype)

  Meet a conservation scientist with the Zoological Society of London

  Science Apprentices Skills Development Day I 10:00-15:00

  Institute of Physics, 37 Caledonian Road, London N1 9BU

  Understand the value of the skills you’ve gained during your apprenticeship. 

  Harnessing the power of evolution for making new medicines I 15:00-16:00

  The venue @DMU, 20 Western Blvd, Leicester LE2 7BU

  Lecture by Nobel Laureate Sir Gregory Winter FRS, followed by a canape reception.

  Museum Lates at the Royal College of Physicians I 17:30-20:00

  Royal College of Physicians, 11 Saint Andrews Place, London NW1 4LE

  Explore exhibitions,art, medical objects more than 500 years of history

  World Mental Health Day I 11:00-15:00

  Highway Church Hall, 88A Romford Road, London E15 4EH

  A showcase of performances and speeches

  STEM Pod Experience I 10-11:30

  Centre of the Cell, Blizard Institute, 4 Newarke Street, Whitechapel, London E1 2AT

  An hour long introduction to cell science and the human body

  In a Heartbeat I 12:00-13:00

  Centre of the Cell, Blizard Institute, 4 Newarke Street, Whitechapel, London E1 2AT

  A show devoted to the blood,heart and circulatory system

  'At-home' genetic testing:helpful or harmful? I18:00-19:30

  Neuron Pod, 26-6 Newark Street, London E1 2JJ

  Highlighting the pros and cons of direct-to consumer genetic testing kits. 

  Clinical Pharmacology Week

  Online

  Raising the profile of clinical pharmacology in the UK

  Biology Game Café I 12:00-16:00

  Alfred Russel Wallace Building, Glyntaff Campus, University of South Wales CF37 4BD

  Biology-themed board game fun 

Fri11

  #iamabiologist | All day

  Online

  Take part in this social media campaign where biologists take over twitter

  #iamamauritianbiologist social media campaign

  Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre, Old Moka Road, Bell Village, Rep. of Mauritius and online

  I am a Mauritian biologist, when Mauritian biologists take over social media

  Seaside Activities with the Scottish Seabird Centre

  Dundee and Midlothian Science Festivals

  See the Scottish Seabird Centre's marine loan boxes at science festivals around Scotland

  Physiology Friday 2019 | All day

  International

  Join The Physiological Society to celebrate Physiology Friday!

  Scientist in your Classroom | 09:00-16:30

  Online (via Skype)

  Meet a conservation scientist with the Zoological Society of London

  Communicating Soil Biology | 9:30-16:30

  Yatesbury House Farm, Wiltshire, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 8YF

  A one day workshop bringing soil to life!

  Crick Music Symposium I 14:30-18-00

  Francis Crick Institute, 1 Midland Road, Auditorium 2, London NW1 1AT 

  A fun and engaging set of talks to demonstrate the ways music is linked to science

  STEM Pod Experience I 10-11:30

  Centre of the Cell, Blizard Institute, 4 Newarke Street, Whitechapel, London E1 2AT

  An hour long introduction to cell science and the human body

  In a Heartbeat I 12:00-13:00

  Centre of the Cell, Blizard Institute, 4 Newarke Street, Whitechapel, London E1 2AT

  A show devoted to the blood,heart and circulatory system

  Clinical Pharmacology Week

  Online

  Raising the profile of clinical pharmacology in the UK

  Biology Workshop I 13:00-14:00

  Alfred Russel Wallace Building, Glyntaff Campus, University of South Wales CF37 4BD

  What does being trans have to do with biology?

  Biology Speaker Series I 15:00-16:00

  Aneurin Bevin Building, Glyntaff Campus, University of South Wales CF37 4BD

  Learn more about the role of technicians

  Two O'clock Talk I 14:00-14:30

  1 Naoroji Street London, WC1X 0GB

  Find out more about the work of the RSB team member 

Sat12

  Kent, Surrey and Sussex branch: Fungal Foray | 11:00-13:00

  The Chantries GU4 8AD

  Guided walk through the Chantries to find and identify the fungi to be found there

  Scotland branch: Symposium on biodiversity in Scotland and AGM | 10:30-13:00

  Kelvin Hall, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G3 8AW

  Series of presentations on biodiversity in Scotland followed by the branch AGM

  Big Biology Day at Staffordshire University | 10:30-16:30

  Science Centre, Staffordshire University, Stoke-On-Trent ST4 2DF

  A mini Science Festival with Biology at its heart

  Badged Biologists and "What Biologist am I?" | 10:30-16:30

  Science Centre, Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2DF

  Hands on activities and games at Staffordshire Big Biology Day

  Pots and Pathogens | 10:30-16:30

  Science Centre, Staffordshire University, Stoke-On-Trent ST4 2DF

  The crucial role of potters in the war against microbes at this Big Biology Day

  #iamamauritianbiologist social media campaign

  Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre, Old Moka Road, Bell Village, Rep. of Mauritius and online

  I am a Mauritian biologist, when Mauritian biologists take over social media

  Seaside Activities with the Scottish Seabird Centre

  Dundee and Midlothian Science Festivals

  See the Scottish Seabird Centre's marine loan boxes at science festivals around Scotland

  Big Biology Day Nigeria | 09:00-17:00

  Baptist High School, Achusa, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria 970101

  Getting practical and stimulating young minds in Nigeria about biology

  Big Biology Day Collier Row | 13:30-15:30

  North Romford Community Centre, Clockhouse Lane, Collier Row RM5 3QJ

  A hands-on mini festival celebrating all things biology in Collier Row, Essex

  Biology Week how to build a human I 15:00-16:00

  Old Town Hall, Market PI, Farringdon DN7 7HL

  Interactive workshop suitable for ages 7-12 will investigate exactly what goes into creating us

  Biology Week how to build a human 2 I 11:00-12:00

  Cirencester Baptist Church, Chesterton lane, Cirencester GL7 1YE

  Interactive workshop suitable for ages 7-12 will investigate exactly what goes into creating us

  Biology Week hand engineering I 16:00-17:00

  Old Town Hall, Market PI, Farringdon DN7 7HL

  Interactive workshop investigating how our hands work while building a replica robotic hand 

  Plant Recording for Beginners I 11:00-12:30

  Wandsworth Common, Trinity Rd, London SW18 3RT

  Expand your knowledge in plant recording

  Mental Wealth Festival I 10:30-17:30

  Citi Lit, 1-10 Keely street, Convent Garden, London WC2B 4BA

  A day of wellbeing and arts workshops

  Victorian Surgery Demonstration Talk

  9a Saint Thomas Street, London SE1 9RY

  Experience surgery from the point of view of a 19th Century medical student or patient!  

  Clinical Pharmacology Week

  Online

  Raising the profile of clinical pharmacology in the UK

  Future Medic I 9:00-15:00

  Newcastle High School for Girls Senior S, Tankerville Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 3BA

  Take on the role of a surgeon, practicing real surgical techniques 

  Future Surgeon I 9:00-18:00

  Newcastle High School for Girls Senior S, Tankerville Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 3BA

  Learn more about careers in health or biosciences 

Sun13

  #iamamauritianbiologist social media campaign

  Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre, Old Moka Road, Bell Village, Rep. of Mauritius and online

  I am a Mauritian biologist, when Mauritian biologists take over social media

  The History and Uses of Herbaria I 13:00-17:00

  The South London Botanical Institue, 323 Noorwood Road, London SE24 9AQ

  Hands-on workshop for those wanting to learn more about this botanical skill

  Discovery Bay I 10:30-16:00

  Education Room, Dinosaur Isle, Culver Parade, Sandown, Isle of Whight P036 8QA    

  Revealing lifelong inspiration and extraordinary science in the natural world. 

  Victorian Surgery Demonstration Talk

  9a Saint Thomas Street, London SE1 9RY

  Experience surgery from the point of view of a 19th Century medical student or patient!

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