In addition to producing an extensive conferences programme and educational events, the Biochemical Society also organizes science policy events, often in conjunction with other organizations.


Policy Lunchbox

Policy Lunchbox events offer free monthly seminars, which cover various areas of education and science policy topics. The events are organised in partnership by the Biochemical Society, British Ecological SocietyRoyal Society of BiologySociety for Applied MicrobiologySociety for Experimental Biology and Microbiology Society

Sign up to the mailing list (hosted by the British Ecological Society) to get invitations to the events straight to your inbox.


Recent events

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The Virtual Human: a case-study in collaborative data

The Virtual Human exemplifies how using data on every scale and from multiple sources, from the letters in your genetic code to medical imaging of your individual heart, could lead to real health outcomes. Learn more about this inter-disciplinary, collaborative project between research teams both within the UK and internationally.


*Videos of our events are available on our Facebook page


Voice of the Future events

Voice of the Future 2019 – We will be taking six delegates to Voice of the Future on 12 March 2019 at the Houses of Parliament in London.  Voice of the Future is a special kind of science Question Time, organised by the Royal Society of Biology, where student and early career representatives from a wide range of science and engineering organisations have the chance to ask questions of the leading figures dealing with science, whether in Parliament or Government. 

Voice of the Future returned on 13 March 2018, providing the chance for students and early career researchers to take part in a Select Committee style Parliamentary session and to grill MPs on the science policy issues that mattered to them. 

This event is a special kind of science Question Time, organised by the Royal Society of Biology, where student and early career representatives from a wide range of science and engineering organisations have the chance to ask questions of the leading figures dealing with science, whether in Parliament or Government.

Read about last year’s event on our blog! 


Standing up for Science media workshops