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Science Biology


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. Arkive

Ask a Biologist

Educational resource where professional biologists answer questions from the public and from children.

Association of Applied Biologists

Offering information on this association's conferences, special interest groups and membership.

BioEthics Education Project

Provides teaching resources for students learnng about bioethics.

British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology (BABAO)

Provides a forum for discussion for professionals and students in the area of analysis and recovery of human remains, and the study of human biology and non-human primate behaviour and biology.

British Biology Olympiad

Annual competition which aims to challenge able students who have an interest in biology. Includes results, rules, syllabus and practical information.

British Society for Cell Biology

Featuring information on membership, meetings and news from this Society.

Centre for Synthetic Biology and Innovation (CSynBI) Imperial College London

A centre for research and development of new biological functions and systems, using science and engineering techniques; describes their activities and programmes.

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.

Darwin Centre for Biology and Medicine

News and information about the centre established in Cardiff in 1993 to increase the public understanding of science and health.


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.

National Institute for Biological Standards and Control

Offers standards for biological products used in medicine, a description of testing and training services, and current projects.

Nuffield Council on Bioethics

Independent body that examines and reports on ethical issues in biology and medicine. Includes topic explorations and news.

Open Biology

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.

Systematics Association

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. bia_uk

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.

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