The week in science: China's first docking in space; six men complete 520-day virtual mission to Mars; and GSK pays US$3billion to settle investigations.
Biology Degree Accreditation
13.10.2010 UK Minister of State for Universities and Science David Willetts launched the Society of Biology Degree Accreditation Programme. He addressed the bioscience community regarding our newly developed scheme to accredit UK Bioscience Degrees. Read more...
08.11.2010 On 5 November, CEES Chair Nils Chr. Stenseth was awarded the Bonnevie Prize 2010 (Bonnevieprisen) by the Norwegian Biologist Association (Norsk biologforening). The award honoured his outstanding contribution to the dissemination of biology to the general public, both nationally and internationally.
New Science for Life lab in Sweden
14.05.2010 Sweden will build a SciLifeLab. It was founded through a joint effort by the three Stockholm universities, Royal Institute of Technology, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University and its main activities will be housed in newly built premises in the vicinity of Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital in Solna.
14.04.2010 Representatives of the European Commission, the European Parliament and the European Council reached a compromise on a directive covering the protection of animals used for scientific purposes (86/609/EEC) on 7 April.
New ECBA site online
09.04.2010 The ECBA has placed her new site online. Thanks to the hard work of our webmaster the ECBA has a new and updated website which makes the ECBA ready for the future. The content has been updated and the members section is also renewed. More news will follow.