The Biochemical Society champions the molecular biosciences by identifying and acting on key science policy issues.


We aim to ensure that the views of our membership are channelled to the appropriate policy-makers. Our activities are informed by our Policy Advisory Panel and our members. Read on to find out more about our science policy initiatives.


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Join our New Policy Network!

We are currently recruiting members to our new Policy Network. This is a unique opportunity for you to feed into our policy activities on a variety of issues, including education policy, industry, research funding, EU policy, antimicrobial resistance and equality and diversity. The network is open to all members. 

To find out more, please email us at 





General Election 2017 

  • Dr Mark Downs, Chief Executive of the Royal Society of Biology, has sent a letter on behalf of their Member Organisations and the whole bioscience community to all MPs who are planning to stand for re-election.
  • Campaign for Science and Engineering has written to the leaders of all the political parties, inviting them to set out their party's policies on science and engineering.




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If you have any feedback, please contact our Policy team.