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Here's what happened in Biology Week 2020 (3th-11th October)

 

Saturday 3 October

  Virtual UK Fungus Day

  All day | Online

  A series of online events to celebrate UK Fungus Day from the British Mycological Society.

  Discover the fun of backyard geology

  All day | Online

  An ongoing online toolkit with advice for how to start a geology project from home.

Sunday 4 October

  Virtual UK Fungus Day

  All day | Online

  The second day of events to celebrate UK Fungus Day from the British Mycological Society.

  Discover the fun of backyard geology

  All day | Online

  An ongoing online toolkit with advice for how to start a geology project from home.

Monday 5 October

  Healthy Ageing - A lifespan perspective

  18:30-20:30 BST | Zoom

  A free, online Policy Lates discussing the biology of ageing.

  Discover the fun of backyard geology

  All day | Online

  An ongoing online toolkit with advice for how to start a geology project from home.

Tuesday 6 October

  Engaging with Parliament on Global Challenges

  11:00-12:00 BST | Zoom

  An opportunity for RSB members to engage with Parliament. 

  Discover the fun of backyard geology

  All day | Online

  An ongoing online toolkit with advice for how to start a geology project from home.

  Scientist in your Classroom

  09:00-16:30 BST | Zoom

  A virtual event to give secondary school students the opportunity to meet a ZSL scientist.

  West Midlands: Meet the committee

  19:00-20:00 BST | Zoom

  Meet the members that make up the RSB West Midlands branch committee.

  Movie Night - Can A.I. save the world?

  YouTube

  A re-release of our 2018 debate at the RI on the science of artificial intelligence.

Wednesday 7 October

  Annual Awards Ceremony

  All day | Twitter

  An online celebration of our RSB competitions.

  Discover the fun of backyard geology

  All day | Online

  An ongoing online toolkit with advice for how to start a geology project from home.

  Scientist in your Classroom

  09:00-16:30 BST | Zoom

  A virtual event to give secondary school students the opportunity to meet a ZSL scientist.

  A decade in biology: what have the biosciences done for us?

  15:00-16:00 BST | GotoWebinar

  A series of talks showcasing what the biosciences have done for us over the last 10 years.

  Plant Microbe Interactions Series - Part 1

  15:00-17:00 BST

  The first of a two-part webinar series from the Society for Applied Microbiology.

  RSB Big Biology Quiz

  19:00-20:00 BST | Zoom & Quizizz

  A free, family-friendly online quiz on the wonders of biology.

  West Midlands: Charter Lecture 2020

  19:00-20:30 BST | Zoom

  A lecture on the transmission dynamics of COVID-19 in the UK.

  Movie Night - Is it too late to save our oceans?

  YouTube

  A re-release of our 2019 debate at the Royal Institution on marine plastics.

Thursday 8 October

  Annual Awards Ceremony

  All day | Twitter

  Celebrations continue for our competitions.

  Discover the fun of backyard geology

  All day | Online

  An ongoing online toolkit with advice for how to start a geology project from home.

  Scientist in your Classroom

  09:00-16:30 BST | Zoom

  A virtual event to give secondary school students the opportunity to meet a ZSL scientist.

  RVC Online Open Day

  15:00-18:00 BST | Online

  The Royal Veterinary College's online undergraduate open day.

  Beds, Essex and Herts - Your Body Your Consent

  18:30-21:00 BST | Zoom

  A lecture and workshop on the human tissue act and ethics.

  Thames Valley: Seeing the wood for the trees

  19:00-20:45 BST | Zoom

  A lecture from Professor Richard Fortey FRS Hon FRSB and the branch AGM.

  Movie Night - Biology For the Future

  YouTube

  Premiere of our ITN Productions film on how our sector is working to improve the future.

Friday 9 October

  #iamabiologist

  All day | Twitter & Instagram

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

  Discover the fun of backyard geology

  All day | Online

  An ongoing online toolkit with advice for how to start a geology project from home.

  I am a biologist from micro-perspective

  09:00-10:00 BST | Zoom

  A virtual forum by biologists working on microorganisms.

  RVC Online Open Day

  15:00-18:00 BST | Online

  The Royal Veterinary College's online undergraduate open day.

  Movie Night - An Evening with Sir David Attenborough

  YouTube

  A re-release of our sell-out 2015 talk at the Science Museum with Sir David.

Saturday 10 October

 

  Discover the fun of backyard geology

  All day | Online

  An ongoing online toolkit with advice for how to start a geology project from home.

Sunday 11 October

  Discover the fun of backyard geology

  All day | Online

  An ongoing online toolkit with advice for how to start a geology project from home.