A project to create a digital library of films and photographs of the world's species and significant eco-regions; also provides a collection of education resources linked to the National Curriculum.
Ask a Biologist
Educational resource where professional biologists answer questions from the public and from children.
Offers a view the range of sectors Biocair operates in, including clinical trials and cell and gene therapy, as well as viewing the latest case studies, press releases and job vacancies.
BioImages - Virtual Field-Guide (UK)
Offers a large collection of photographs of wild species and Natural History objects covering most groups of organisms with the exception of birds and other vertebrates.
British Biology Olympiad
Annual competition which aims to challenge able students who have an interest in biology. Includes results, rules, syllabus and practical information.
The Company of Biologists
A charity dedicated to promoting the research and study of all branches of biology. Includes details of their journals and other publications, programmes, and subscriptions.
A leading research journal in the field of developmental biology published by The Company of Biologists; includes subscription details and contacts.
Germplasm Resources Unit
An internationally recognised repository for the long-term curation and provision of crop germplasm resources for the UK and international bioscience community.
Linnean Society of London
A learned society that plays a central role in the documentation of the world’s flora and fauna; describes their activities, with information about their collections, publications, library, history, and membership.
Nuffield Council on Bioethics
Independent body that examines and reports on ethical issues in biology and medicine. Includes topic explorations and news.
Open access online-only journal from the Royal Society, covering biology at the molecular and cellular level.
Society for Experimental Biology
Aims to promote and increase the influence of experimental biology within the scientific community and society; offers information about their publications, scientific meetings, and membership, with educational resources.
Society for Invertebrate Pathology
Concerned with the study of the pathology of invertebrates, including its application to pest control; includes newsletter and publications.
Society of Biology
Established to advise government and influence policy, advance education, and encourage public interest in the life sciences. Includes details of membership and benefits, professional development courses, regional branch network, news, and contacts.
Committed to furthering all aspects of systematic biology; offers conference information, newsletter back issues and details of membership.
UK Centre for Bioscience -
Supports a network of learning and teaching practitioners involved in Higher Education bioscience. Offers information about their resources and publications, news, and interest groups.
United Kingdom Environmental Mutagen Society
UK branch of the European Environmental Mutagen Society (EEMS), representing scientists involved in research on genetic damage caused by environmental agents (chemicals and radiation).
Wellcome Image Awards
Awards recognising the creators of the most informative, striking and technically excellent images among recent acquisitions to Wellcome Images. Includes gallery, photo explanations, photographer biographies and archive.