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RSB responds to Prime Minister’s plan to use AI to transform disease diagnosis

The Prime Minister today has set out new plans to challenge the NHS, Artificial Intelligence (AI) sector and health charities to use data and AI to transform the diagnosis of many diseases, including cancers.

RSB chief executive recognised for outstanding leadership at national awards ceremony

Dr Mark Downs FRSB, chief executive of the RSB, has been recognised for outstanding leadership and the lasting and positive impact of his work during nine years at the Society.

RSB welcomes formation of Life Sciences Council, but emphasises need for inclusion of more biosciences areas

A new Life Sciences Council, bringing together ministers, research and industry leaders, has met for the first time this week.

RSB Gopher Science Lab online training course for teachers now available

An interactive online training course covering hands-on science activities is now available through the RSB myLearning portal.

RSB welcomes new President at 2018 Annual General Meeting

Professor Dame Julia Goodfellow has succeeded Professor Dame Jean Thomas Hon FRSB as President of the RSB, with handover taking place at the Annual General Meeting on May 2nd.

House of Lords report on Life Sciences Industrial Strategy published including evidence submitted by RSB

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee has published “Life Sciences Industrial Strategy: Who’s driving the bus?” which raises concerns about the Government’s capacity to deliver the strategy.

17 institutions awarded Accreditation at the annual RSB Degree Accreditation Awards Ceremony

17 institutions have been awarded Accreditation by the Royal Society of Biology in recognition of the high standards of education provided by their undergraduate or postgraduate bioscience degree programmes.

RSB and UBMA HE Bioscience Technician of the Year announced

Gill Scott, teaching laboratory manager at the School of Life Sciences at the University of Warwick, has been recognised as Technician of the Year for making a positive impact and inspiring others through her work.

RSB and Heads of University Biosciences name HE Biosciences Teacher of the Year 2018

The Royal Society of Biology and Heads of University Biosciences have named Dr Dominic Henri as HE Biosciences Teacher of the Year for his dedication to pedagogical research and innovative teaching.

RSB and University of Gloucestershire spider citizen science project leads to publication

New research, fueled by thousands of sightings recorded by the public, has shed new light on UK house spider behaviour.