A celebration of the biosciences at the Science Museum, London with special guest of honour Sir David Attenborough FRS Hon FRSB
The pinnacle event of the Royal Society of Biology's (RSB) 10th year was our Anniversary Gala Dinner, which marked 10 years since the launch of the RSB by Honorary Fellows Sir David Attenborough and Sir Paul Nurse FRS in March 2010. The event brought together the sector in celebration of the achievements of the RSB, biology and the wider biosciences community over the last decade at the wonderful Science Museum in London.
Thank you to our event sponsors: BBSRC, British Pharmacological Society, Biochemical Society, Society for Applied Microbiology, The Nutrition Society, Analytik Jena, British Society for Immunology, Caltag Medsystems Ltd, Division of Biosciences, University College London, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies, Microsens Biophage Ltd, Porton Biopharma, Primary Science Teaching Trust, and The Physiological Society.
David Attenborough receives his Lifetime Achievement award from RSB president Julia Goodfellow. David's citation is read by Richard Reece, RSB honarary secretary.
Guests in the Energy Hall reception
Jean Thomas, Nancy Rothwell, Julia Goodfellow, David Attenborough, Amanda Solloway MP, Ian Blatchford
Celebrating the biosciences - artwork by Katie Chappell
A view from above
David Attenborough receives his Lifetime Achievement Award and addresses guests
Ian Blatchford, director of the Science Museum welcomes guests
Jean Thomas, RSB's second president, receives a President's Medal
Science Minister Amanda Solloway MP addresses guests
Mark Downs, RSB chief executive, addresses guests
Guests dining in the Making Modern World gallery