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

Upcoming branch events

Thursday 2 June, 19:00-20:30, Holiday Inn Express, Antrim and online (Zoom)

AGM and Lecture

The AGM of the RSB Northern Ireland branch, followed by a lecture from Professor Chris Allen FRSB, Queen's University Belfast entitled ‘Hannibal's Alpine Adventure: A microbiology perspective'. You can download an agenda for the meeting.

Past branch events

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

Social media

Visit the Northern Ireland branch Facebook page, Twitter feed and Instagram page for more branch news.

Our members

Visit the branch demographics to see the numbers and locations of our members (Dated January 2022).


Chair: Professor Chris Allen CBiol FRSB
Institute for Global Food Security & School of Biological Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast
Vice Chair: Dr Diane Lees-Murdock CBiol MRSB
Biomedical Sciences Research & School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster
Secretary: Jonathan Shields MRSB
Treasurer: Dr Richard Briggs CBiol FRSB FLS
Members: Professor Katrina Campbell, Professor Louise Cosby, Miss Rebecca Cuckoo, Dr Glenn Dickson, Dr Patrick Dunlop, Dr Paul Matthews, Professor Neville McClenaghan, Dr Declan McKenna, Dr Colin McClure, Dr Tim Skvortsov.


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