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The Company of Biologists price change

The Company of Biologists announces price changes for its journals Changes 2023 will range from a decrease of 0.65% to an increase of 1.58% following the application of our double-dipping policy. For more information, visit  https://www.biologists.com/library-hub/news/2023-pricing-announcement/

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Company of Biologists joins Jisc’s Publications Router service

The Company of Biologists joins Jisc’s Publications Router service The Company of Biologists is delighted to announce that they are now providing full-text Open Access (OA) articles for distribution to UK institutional repositories via Jisc’s Publications Router service. This means that the version of record is delivered automatically to authors’ institutions, usually within seven weeks […]

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The Astbury Conversation

A prestigious line up of speakers has been announced for a two-day online symposium, that this year will be free to attend. Seeing into Cells is the theme of the 2022 Astbury Conversation In line with previous events we will have a Nobel Prize winner as a keynote speaker. Richard Henderson was awarded the Nobel […]

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Image and Science Writing competitions 2022

Image and Science Writing competitions for 2022 are now open! The deadline for entries this year is the 28th of February, with prizes being announced at the joint BSCB/BSDB Spring Meeting in April. For competition details visit the relevant web pages: Image competition Science Writing competition -or- contact the Web and Social Media Officer

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The Company of Biologists launches new journal websites

The Company of Biologists has migrated its leading journals to the hosting platform of Silverchair, improving user experience and maximising the discoverability of their content for the biological community. The Silverchair Platform now hosts The Company of Biologists’ five influential journals: Development, Journal of Cell Science, Journal of Experimental Biology, Disease Models & Mechanisms, and […]

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Recent publications from Royal Society Publishing

Royal Society Publishing has recently published a special issue of Interface Focus entitled: Carbon dioxide detection in biological systems organised by Victoria L Linthwaite, Eoin Cummins, and Martin J Cann The articles can be accessed at: https://royalsocietypublishing.org/toc/rsfs/2021/11/2 There is a blog post about the endeavour which can be accessed at: https://royalsociety.org/blog/2021/02/carbon-dioxide-detection-in-biological-systems/

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Image and Science Writing competitions 2021

Image and Science Writing competitions for 2021 are now open! This year we have extended the deadlines to 30th June 2021, with prizes being announced at Cell La Vie 2021 For competition details visit the relevant web pages: Image competition Science Writing competition -or- contact the Web and Social Media Officer

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BSCB COVID assistance fund

The BSCB is concerned about the additional pressures the current and ongoing COVID restrictions are placing on those with caring responsibilities. We are therefore pleased to announce a new initiative to provide financial support for those in this situation. We are offering two rounds of one-off grants of £200 to support the cost of extra […]

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BSCB Image Competition Winners 2020

We are delighted to announce the winners of our annual Image Competition. A little disappointed to have to do so online rather than in person at our annual meeting, but the images are just as beautiful nonetheless. Details of the winning images can be found here and of the winners themselves here. Congratulations to all […]

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BSCB Science Writing Prize 2020 Winner Announced

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2020 Science Writing Prize is Alexandra Bisia, a PhD student at the University of Oxford. You can read her winning entry, titled “One for all, all for one, or – what does it take to be multicellular?‘ here. Our judge this year, scientist and author […]

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