In addition to producing an extensive conferences programme and educational events, the Biochemical Society also organises science policy events, often in conjunction with other organisations.
Policy Lunchbox brings together people working in science policy and education to discuss pertinent issues with experts. Lunch is provided free of charge.
Biology Week: Tackling antimicrobial resistance crisis - what roles will regulation and innovation play?
10 October, London, free to attend, registration essential
This Policy Lates event will examine the roles of innovation and regulation in tackling the AMR crisis from different perspectives, including veterinary research, biotechnology and public health.
Standing up for Science media workshops
The Society sponsors the Sense About Science Voice of Young Science 'Standing up for Science' media workshops for early career researchers.
The full day workshops is free and for early career scientists and researchers in all sciences, engineering and medicine (PhD students, post-docs or equivalent in first job).
During the workshop we combine discussion about science-related controversies in media reporting with practical guidance and tips for how to deal with the media.
These workshops are very popular and places are limited. To apply, send a CV and cover letter explaining your reasons for applying to Joanne Thomas.
The Biochemical Society has five priority placements at this workshop for our members. To apply for one of these places, please state that you are a Biochemical Society member and list your membership number in your application.
Find out more about their upcoming workshops on their website.