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 Science Policy Officer Gabriele Butkute 





Have your say on the Industrial Strategy consultation


The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has launched a green paper setting out how build the new modern Industrial Strategy. This will be relevant to researchers in both industry and academia. We are collecting views from our membership and will be contributing to the Royal Society of Biology’s consultation response. The survey is now closed, if you have any comments on the Industrial Strategy please email us




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If you have any feedback, please contact our Science Policy Officer Gabriele Butkute.