Biology Competitions

Society of Biology

BBO and IBO 2012

Almost 4000 students took part in the first round of the 2012 British Biology Olympiad from Monday 6th to Friday 10th February. This round consisted of a multiple choice paper taken online in schools.

All Gold medal winners were invited to take part in the second round between Monday 27th February and Friday 2nd March. This round consisted of a written paper taken in schools.

Sixteen students were invited to take part in the finals at the University of Birmingham School of Biosciences, Sunday 1st April to Wednesday 4th April. The finals consisted of a third theory paper and several practical assessments.

An awards ceremony was held at the Royal Society on Thursday 28th June to which all Gold, Silver and Bronze medal winners received an invitation.

The top four students represented the UK at the International Biology Olympiad in Singapore, Sunday 8th July to Sunday 15th July. Many congratulations to them for being awarded Silver Medals!