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RSB members recognised in 2023 New Year’s Honours list

The Royal Society of Biology would like to offer warm congratulations to a number of Fellows who have been recognised in the 2023 New Year’s Honours List for their bioscience and community work.

An appeal to the Secretary of State to protect biodiversity

The Royal Society of Biology wrote earlier this month to Defra secretary of state, Thérèse Coffey, ahead of the COP15 summit in Montreal, Canada, urging Government to deliver vital protection of biodiversity.

Season’s Greetings from RSB!

As we look to 2023, we at the Royal Society of Biology take this opportunity to reflect on the work that we have carried out this year, working with and on behalf of the bioscience community, and specifically our individual and organisational members, and to wish members, partners and colleagues a happy and restful festive period.

RSB welcomes Immerse Education as new MO

In November, the Royal Society of Biology welcomed a new Member Organisation (MO), Immerse Education.

Bioscience Careers Day: Showcasing the many routes into the life sciences

More than 100 guests attended yesterday’s Bioscience Careers Day (BCD) and heard from a selection of industry professionals about the variety of careers available to bioscience graduates.

RSB asks in their most recent Policy Lates event: what bioscience skills are needed?

Wednesday’s latest event in the RSB’s Policy Lates series brought together sector leaders to discuss perspectives on what bioscience skills are needed for the future.

RSB attends the Science and the Parliament 2022 conference and announces new biology awardees

The Royal Society of Biology and our Scotland branch attended the 22nd annual Science and the Parliament event at Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh on Wednesday 23rd November.

Prime Minister and Science Minister announce further funding for research community

Following the Prime Minister’s speech at the CBI today, the Royal Society of Biology welcomes the announcement of funds that support the scientific community during the negotiations on the UK’s association with European research programmes.

RSB welcomes R&D funding, but warns that education funding falls short

Following the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement today, the Royal Society of Biology welcomes the continued commitment to £20bn of investment in R&D by 2024/25.

MO announced as winner of My Science Inquiry at RSB’s Parliamentary Reception

Yesterday, at the Royal Society of Biology’s Parliamentary Reception, it was announced that the use of bacteriophages as an alternative to antimicrobial drugs has been selected by the Commons Science and Technology Committee as the winning My Science Inquiry idea.