The BSTP is a full organisational membership of the Royal Society of Biology (RSB) - full organisational members are typically biology-led, and have individual members themselves.
COVID-19 Bulletin - An RSB communication on the bioscience behind the outbreak and response
We've launched a new bulletin covering the latest news and science behind the outbreak and the response. We'll be sending these as regularly as needed to keep the community updated and informed. The latest issue of the bulletin is available as a PDF.
CLICK HERE to access the latest RSB Newsletter
For archive copies of the newsletter, please contact the BSTP Secretariat.
Member Organisation the BSTP will have the opportunity to help formulate the UK's position with respect to the biological sciences. the RSB create policy task forces, which meet to discuss and formulate responses to Government and other consultations. The BSTP as a Member Organisation will be invited to take part in these meetings, and contribute to the response, which is submitted on behalf of all Society members.
CLICK HERE to access the latest Science Policy Newsletter
The RSB work with Member Organisations to gain maximum return, jointly and individually, for collaborative input to various outreach projects. By acting as the central facilitator in a number of bioscience education, careers and outreach projects for a range of audiences, the RSB aim to enhance and develop coordination and communication with and between Society Member Organisations and their members
- Individual members of the BSTP can take advantage of a 50% reduced rate on Royal Society of Biology membership for the first two years, enabling them to take advantage of a range of additional benefits, including our Continuing Professional Development programme and our professional awards
- The RSB run a variety of courses and workshops - these are offered at a discounted rate of up to 50% for members of the BSTP
- The RSB offer free course approval for CPD purposes
- Wider representation through the Society's membership of other organisations and coalitions
- Members e-bulletin – monthly email containing updates on Society activities and other news of interest
- Full Member Organisations are invited to attend and are eligible to vote at AGMs
- Opportunity to publicise ambien events on our website
- Job advertising discount on our Job Board
More about the Royal Society of Biology
The Royal Society of Biology is a single unified voice for biology: advising Government and influencing policy; advancing education and professional development; supporting our members, and engaging and encouraging public interest in the life sciences. The Society represents a diverse membership of individuals, learned societies and other organisations.Individual members include practising scientists, students at all levels, professionals in academia, industry and education, and non-professionals with an interest in biology.
Our vision is of a world that understands the true value of biology and how it can contribute to improving life for all.
Our mission is to be the unifying voice for biology, to facilitate the promotion of new discoveries in biological science for national and international benefit, and to engage the wider public with our work.
Vocal: we act as the voice for biology
Inclusive: we support diversity and equality in the life sciences for all
Uniting: we bring together individuals and organisations to achieve our vision
Leading: we lead the field in our areas of work with a proactive and honest approach
Evolving: we respond and develop our resources to meet the evolving needs of the sector
Advancing: we advance biology interest, education, professional development and policy through our dedicated staff and volunteers
Inspiring: we aim to inspire our members and the public in the wonders of biology through our communication and engagement
We use the terms biology, biosciences, life sciences, and biological sciences interchangeably to encompass all areas of the science of life from molecules, through whole organisms to ecosystems and across every specialism.
The Royal Society of Biology is a registered charity (No. 277981) and is incorporated by Royal Charter.