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Learned societies’ joint action on Horizon Europe association

The Royal Society of Biology, Royal Society of Chemistry and Institute of Physics jointly wrote to the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer and Prime Minister ahead of the UK Secretary of State's trip to Brussels to emphasise the importance of the UK's association with Horizon Europe, for the sake of UK science and the UK’s global standing.

RSB's plant health series heads to Californian vineyards

Over 50 guests attended the Royal Society of Biology’s fifth Plant Health Series event, funded by Defra, where Dr Jassy Drakulic chaired a keynote given by Dr Kendra Baumgartner on managing diseases found in the grapevines and tree crops of California.

RSB welcomes Adelphi Genetics Forum as new MO

In February, the Royal Society of Biology welcomed a new Full Member Organisation (MO), Adelphi Genetics Forum.

RSB responds to Parliamentary Inquiry on COVID

The Royal Society of Biology Science Policy team has submitted a response to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committees call for evidence on emerging diseases and learnings from COVID-19.

Shortlisted Teachers thrilled to be picked for RSB’s School Biology Teacher of the Year

The Royal Society of Biology has announced the shortlist for its School Biology Teacher of the Year 2023 award, which seeks to identify the UK’s leading secondary education teachers, recognising the invaluable role they play in educating and inspiring the next generation of biologists.

Neurodiversity across the life sciences

Neurodiversity describes the idea that people experience and interact with the world around them in many different ways; there is no one "right" way of thinking, learning, and behaving, and differences are not viewed as deficits. Last week, Professor Sara Rankin FRSB spoke at our Member Organisation Twilight Meeting about neuroinclusive careers in STEM.

Young scientists quiz key political figures at VOF 2023

Young and early career scientists were today given the chance to voice their questions about the future of science to MPs, ministers and Defra’s Chief Scientific Advisor.

Biosciences Careers Day held in Sheffield in preparation for National Careers Week

The RSB’s annual careers fair saw students attend in their hundreds to learn more about career options, improve their CV writing and hear from life science professionals.

A new Southeast Asia branch for RSB

The Royal Society of Biology Council has approved the formation of a new regional branch in Southeast Asia.

HE Bioscience Teacher of the Year shortlist – 2023

The Royal Society of Biology is pleased to confirm the final shortlist for the Higher Education Bioscience Teacher of the Year award for 2023.