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Entries into individual science GCSEs increase as reformed qualifications are awarded

Entries into individual science GCSEs in England have increased by 22.8% in biology, 19.2% in chemistry, 17.6% in physics, and 10.8% in computer science.

Biology remains the second most popular subject at A level

This year more than 63,800 students received an A level biology, accounting for 7.9% of the total A levels awarded.

More than 20,000 Scottish students receive biology results today

Results season for secondary students across the UK kicked off today, with students receiving their results across all levels of awards in Scotland.

UK team win four medals at International Biology Olympiad

Four students representing the UK have been awarded medals at the 29th International Biology Olympiad.

RSB Fellows respond to ECJ decision on genetically modified organisms

The European Court of Justice has announced that organisms produced by directed mutagenesis techniques are considered genetically modified organisms in EU law, and will be subject to the same regulatory obligations.

RSB to help coordinate support for technicians who provide students with vital pastoral care

The RSB, in partnership with a number of other organisations, is looking to coordinate support and training for technicians who in turn are providing vital support for postgraduate research students.

Statistics of animals used in science released for 2017

The Home Office has released the statistics of animal use in science in Great Britain throughout 2017.

Talented pupils and teachers celebrated at this year’s Education Awards Ceremony

Outstanding school pupils and teachers were recognised for their success at this year’s Education Awards Ceremony, which took place at the IET London: Savoy Place on Monday 9th July.

Standing room only at 30th Parliamentary Links Day

Prime Minister Theresa May has sent a letter of thanks to the RSB and the wider scientific community as part of the 30th Parliamentary Links Day.

RSB Fellows and Members recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours list

A number of RSB Members and Fellows have been recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list, including one of the founding Trustees for the Society.