Mission and Vision
The Biological Society of Cyprus is strictly scientific and it principle mission is to develop and promote Biosciences in Cyprus. More specifically, the Society and its members are committed to serve the following aims:
The encouragement of Research and Development in Biosciences
The promotion of Education and Training of Biosciences in the Cyprus Educational System
The periodical publication of journals related to Biosciences
The pursue of close collaboration with other local and international scientific bodies and professional organisations with related disciplines and expertise; the pursue of active membership to relevant international societies and organisations
The active involvement of the Society in any aspect of local socioeconomic activities that may be related or emerge out of Biological Sciences
In the context of its service to the people of Cyprus, the Biological Society would undertake specific actions for the protection of the environment through the study of the flora and the fauna of Cyprus and the establishment of a National Museum of Natural History
The Cyprus Biological Society was established in 1978 and became member of FEBS in 1999.
The society has under its auspices and serves as the chief organiser of the annual Olympiad in Biological Sciences. Members of the society undertake to responsibility to prepare young talented students for the World Olympiad in Biosciences
Conferences in Biological Sciences (with the Hellenic Biological Society)
The Biological Society of Cyprus accepts non-residential scientists as members, provided they are Citizens of the Republic of Cyprus. Non-citizens who are legal residents of the Republic of Cyprus are also accepted as members.