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preLists – charting the waters of the preprint sea

The Company of Biologists have announced the launch of preLists, a new initiative within preLights where early-career researchers (preLighters) curate lists of preprints for the community. These lists follow two main themes: preprints on a specific topic or preprints which have been presented at scientific meetings. Our preLighters can also add brief one-liner summaries to […]

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2019 BSCB Science Writing Prize Winning Entry Now Online

At the BSCB/BSDB joint Spring meeting in Warwick last month, we announced the winner of our Science Writing Prize as Laura Hankins from the University of Oxford. You can now read her fabulous winning entry, together with a little about Laura here. Details about the competition and links to previous winners can also be found […]

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BSCB Image Prize 2019: results announced!

Did you guess what it was? Whether you were at the 2019 Spring Meeting in Warwick or not, you may not be able to guess the identity of the sample that produced this year’s first-prize winning image! All is now revealed: you can find out about the winning images and their creators here. Thanks, as […]

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BSCB Image and Writing Competitions

Exciting news for our members with artistic and literary talents! The deadlines for the BSCB Image Competition and Science Writing Prize will both be 20th February 2019. Both have generous cash prizes. Image Competition This is open to all of our members. This year, we would like particularly to encourage entries that show cells outside […]

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BSCB Involvement in Science Policy

The BSCB has recently made a strategic decision to become more involved in science policy issues that affect our members. We will need your help to ensure that we have a say in the challenges to UK science that loom on the horizon due to Brexit, potential budget cuts and other pressure points. Periodically, we […]

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Nominations Invited for the BSCB Hooke and Women in Cell Biology Medals

Each year the British Society for Cell Biology presents two prestigious medals: 1) The Hooke Medal to an outstanding UK cell biologist who has been working as an independent PI for 14 years or less. 2) The BSCB Women in Cell Biology Early Career Award Medal which is an honour awarded to an outstanding female cell biologist who has […]

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BCSB Science Writing Prize Winner 2018: Alex Binks

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2018 BSCB Science Writing Prize is Alex Binks, a PhD student at the University of Glasgow. You can Alex’s winning essay about the use of AAV in the fight against childhood blindness, and a little more about him here. The Science Writing Prize is open […]

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