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Plant scientists and MPs come together for Growing the Future report launch

The Royal Society of Biology today released a new report about opportunities arising in plant sciences.

RSB speaks out against the dangers of a no-deal Brexit

The Royal Society of Biology and other sector leaders have said that they “collectively fear the destructive effects of a no-deal Brexit”, in a letter published today by the Independent.

RSB members recognised in 2019 New Year’s honours list

A number of Members and Fellows of the RSB have been recognised for their bioscience and community work in the 2019 New Year’s Honours List.

RSB welcomes appointment of new Minister and life sciences sector deal

Chris Skidmore, conservative MP for Kingswood, has been appointed as the new Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation following Sam Gyimah’s resignation earlier this month. 

RSB brings together 150 delegates for the first ever biosciences outreach and engagement symposium

Science communicators from across the UK came together at the University of Birmingham for the first ever symposium for biosciences outreach and engagement practitioners.

RSB welcomes reporting of number of animals bred for research but not used for procedures

The Home Office released yesterday a second set of statistics of animals in research, following the publication of the number of scientific procedures using animals, released in July this year.

 

RSB responds to the Autumn Budget 2018

On 29 October the Chancellor Philip Hammond presented the Autumn Budget to Parliament and declared that ‘austerity coming to an end’ as he set out his budget proposals and economic forecast.

Sunflower named the ‘UK’s Favourite Flower’ in annual RSB poll

The sunflower (Helianthus annuus) has won the title of ‘UK’s Favourite Flower’ in the Royal Society of Biology’s annual poll.

“Stunning” anatomical drawing of dromedary camel amongst winners of this year’s Nancy Rothwell Award

The Nancy Rothwell Award celebrates artwork that captures the intricacies of anatomy, and this year  more than 300 entries were submitted.

Biology Week 2018: The RSB celebrates outstanding competition and award winners at this year’s Annual Awards ceremony

The Royal Society of Biology held its Annual Awards Ceremony last night to announce the winners of the Society’s Photography Competition, Nancy Rothwell Award and Outreach and Engagement Awards, and to present the President’s Medal.