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Welcome to the regional pages for Yorkshire. Full details of national and local events are available on our events pages.

Upcoming branch events

Watch this space for upcoming branch events. 


Visit the reports section to find out about past events the branch have run.

Social media

Visit the Yorkshire branch Facebook page or Twitter feed for more branch news.

Our members

Visit the branch demographics to see the numbers and locations of our members (Dated January 2023).

AGM minutes

Download AGM minutes from November 2018 and November 2019, November 2020, November 2021November 2022, and the most recent AGM held in November 2023.


Chair: Dr Fiona Real CBiol MRSB
Vice Chair: Dr Lynda Partridge FRSB
Secretary: Sara Booth-Card MRSB
Treasurer: Professor Graham Bonwick CBiol FRSB
Social Media Officer: Dr Ioana Lock

Members: Professor Val Randall CBiol FRSB, Aleksandra Bidzinska AMRSB, Christopher Collins CBiol MRSB, Dr Sohan Jheeta FRSB, Dr Richard Reece-Jones CBiol FRSB, Dr Antony Scimone MRSB, Dr Tayyebeh Vafaee MRSB, Dr Martin Walker MRSB, Dr Qaiser Iftikhar Sheikh FRSB, and Chinyere Chioma Nganwuchu MRSB.

Co-opted committee members will be formally elected to the committee at the next branch Annual General Meeting, upon a second of their nomination and agreement by the committee.

Contact details

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Join us

If you would like to join the committee, find out what it involves and send a quick application to

The Yorkshire region prides itself as leading in many aspects of the biological sciences with about 120 bioscience related businesses employing more than 10,000 people. Pharmaceuticals, biomedics, plant and chemical regulation, environmental protection, forensics, biological detection, taxonomy, food preparation and safety, agriculture, fisheries. Many world class university departments support the science and these businesses. Indeed the breadth of biology is limitless in Yorkshire.