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Science Policy


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.


Voice of the Future - applications now open! 




Research Excellence Framework consultation - open for comments

HEFCE have launched a consultation setting out proposals on how to implement the next Research Excellence Framework (REF). Don't miss your opportunity to share your views on the Higher Education landscape in the UK. We are collecting views from our membership and will be contributing to the Royal Society of Biology’s response. Start the survey.


Deadline for comments: 24 January 2017




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