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Policymakers and scientists come together for Parliamentary Links Day 2023

This year's Parliamentary Links Day was a huge success with a packed room at the House of Commons. MPs, representatives from scientific organisations and those related to parliamentary science policy convened to discuss science and economic development.

RSB members and Fellows feature in 2023 Birthday Honours list

A number of Fellows and members of the Royal Society of Biology have been recognised in the King’s first Birthday Honours announcement.

Experts at Plant Health Conference discuss the future of worldwide plant health

Over 100 UK plant scientists gathered last week for the Royal Society of Biology Plant Health Conference 2023, which offered a day full of keynotes and discussions from a range of experts, covering cutting-edge research and potential approaches to improve plant health worldwide.

The RSB welcomes more investment in the life sciences

The Royal Society Biology welcomes the new plans for bioscience investment, following the Chancellor’s recent announcement of the multi-faceted ‘Life Sci for Growth’, which brings together 10 different policies.

RSB’s Education Policy Team submits evidence to Parliament

The Royal Society of Biology’s Education Policy Team has recently been providing evidence to multiple inquiries on science in education to Parliament.

More than 100 members attend this year’s AGM

More than 100 members joined, both in person and virtually, this year’s Annual General Meeting, which took place on 10th May at The Wellcome Collection.

Executive Chair of BBSRC, UKRI, appointed as RSB Trustee

Professor Melanie Welham, Executive Chair of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), has been appointed as a Trustee for the Royal Society of Biology and will take up her position from 1st September 2023.

Accreditation Awards Ceremony held in Westminster to honour HE institutes and students

Over 1,000 degree programmes at 101 Higher Education (HE) institutes have been formally awarded degree accreditation by the Royal Society of Biology at the 2023 awards ceremony in Westminster.

RSB’s Employer Advisory Network relaunched

The Royal Society of Biology has relaunched its Employer Advisory Network (EAN), a group of companies active in the biosciences, providing expertise and support to the Society.

Sir Patrick Vallance welcomed as Honorary Fellow to RSB

The RSB is pleased to welcome outgoing Government Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance as an Honorary Fellow (Hon FRSB), in recognition of his exceptional service and significant impact in this key role.