Biochemical Society launches questionnaire exploring the impact of EU membership on UK molecular bioscience

By Michael Wood, Intern, Biochemical Society

EU flagBefore the end of 2017 members of the public will be asked, “Should the UK remain part of the EU?” as part of a referendum on the United Kingdom’s EU membership. It is important that everyone who votes is well informed on how the outcome of the referendum could affect them and the issues they care about. With this in mind, we hope to explore the impact EU membership has on UK molecular bioscience and build upon the information that is already publicly available.

We have launched a questionnaire to gather opinions and experiences that our members and other professionals working in the field have had.

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Supporting teachers with bioscience careers and hands-on activities

By Rachel Burnett, Education and Public Engagement Officer

The Association for Science Education Conference is a great opportunity to engage with science education professionals from across the UK. The 2016 conference was held at Birmingham University in the first week of January, and was packed with fascinating talks, workshops and exhibitions from different organisations within science education. The Biochemical Society organised two events at the conference, Careers in the biosciences: supporting students and Experimenting with Storytelling.

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