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Thinking about a future in the life sciences? Then join BioNet


BioNet is for school or college students (14-19) who are interested in biology. Biology offers the key to solving many of the world's most pressing challenges:

  • Food security
  • Alternative energy sources
  • Healthcare
  • Climate change

Join the Society

E-subscription to The Biologist magazine

Featuring interviews with some of the world's leading life scientists and articles focusing on the latest biological developments. Visit The Biologist website to read articles.

Reduced rates for training courses

We have a growing range of training courses which have substantial member discounts.

A quarterly newsletter

Keeping you up to date with latest news, events, careers advice as well as interesting links from across the world of biology.

Articles sent to your inbox

Adding depth to the topics you are studying at school or college. Download a sample article.

Invitations to exclusive competitions

We offer BioNet members unique opportunities to enter competitions and attend events.

Meet our members

Read profiles from some of our BioNet members.


Get involved with the Society!


Write for us

We are looking for BioNet members to write biology-related articles on something they find interesting or inspiring! Submit your piece to Shameema Haque.

The Nancy Rothwell Award

This drawing award celebrates specimen drawing in schools and highlights the benefits of combining art and sciences.

Photography Competition

The competition invites amateurs to submit photographs on a particular theme. Each year, the competition's judges look for an original interpretation of this theme.

Biology Week

Biology Week takes place every October and celebrates the important and amazing world of the biosciences - getting everyone from children to professional scientists involved in exciting biology activities around the UK and beyond! If you have any questions or ideas about how you can get involved in Biology Week, get in touch.

Our network

BioNet is part of the Royal Society of Biology - the UK's leading professional body for the life sciences. If you are thinking about studying a life science subject at university, then membership of BioNet will add that something extra to your UCAS application. If you have any questions about BioNet please contact us.

The Royal Society of Biology (RSB) welcomes membership applications from everyone irrespective of age*, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Eligibility will be assessed against the RSB’s membership criteria, and the awarding of membership will be based on merit alone.

The RSB is committed to ensuring equal opportunities in the life sciences, and supports diversity throughout the pipeline; at school and higher education, in the workplace and training.

*Membership is not available to anyone under the age of 14.
School or college students aged 14 to 19 can apply to become BioNet members of the RSB.

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