Upcoming Events

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  • Friday
    5
    March

    Nancy Rothwell Award for students

    Mar 5 - Jul 30, (GMT)
    Nancy Rothwell Award Submissions open: 5th March 2021 The Nancy Rothwell Award celebrates specimen drawing and highlights the benefits of combining art and science. The competition is open to entrants aged 7 – 18 years old.

  • Monday
    8
    March

    British Biology Olympiad

    Mar 8 - 15, (GMT)
    The BBO challenges and motivates students with an interest in biology to expand and extend their talents. The competition provides a means of selecting a team to represent the UK at the International Biology Olympiad. The BBO is open to post-16 students. Registration deadline: 28th February 2021 Competition dates: 8th – 15th March 2021

  • Friday
    12
    March

    Photography competition for students

    Mar 12 - Jul 23, (GMT)
    The annual biology photography competition which invites amateurs to submit photographs on a particular theme. Participants can enter in one of two categories: Photographer of the Year (18 and over) with a £1000 top prize, or Young Photographer of the Year (under 18) with a £500 top prize.

  • Wednesday
    5
    May

    Biology challenge for students

    May 5 - 26, (GMT)
    An annual competition that aims to stimulate a curiosity for the natural world and encourage students to take an interest in biology beyond the school curriculum. Biology Challenge is open to all students in Y9/Y10 in England and Wales, Y10/Y11 in Northern Ireland, S2/S3 in Scotland, and equivalent year groups globally. Registration deadline: 27th April 2021 Competition dates: 5th – 26th May 2021

  • Monday
    7
    June

    Intermediate Biology Olympiad

    Jun 7 - 14, (GMT)
    The competition is designed to challenge students' biology knowledge. Students are encouraged to reference their participation in the Intermediate Biology Olympiad in their further and higher education applications. The competition is open globally to students aged 16-17.