2022 Events

Please find below the conference programmes and abstract books for the meetings / conferences held by the SEB in 2022.

SEB Annual Conference 2022 SEB Annual Conference 2022

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Discover the art of creating extraordinary science at SEB’s Annual Conference at Le Corum Conference Center     in Montpellier, France from 5 to  8 July 2022.

SEB’s Annual Conference is celebrated for creating the perfect composition of research, new discoveries and collaborative connections. Be creative and innovative by exchanging ideas and knowledge with masters of biology from all over the world.

2022 will find over 1500 experimental biologists from across the globe converging on the third-largest French city near the Mediterranean coast and the fastest-growing city in the country over the past 25 years.

Conference Programme :

Please click here to view the conference programme 



Accommodation and hotel bookings:

Please click here to have information regarding accommodation

The following accommodation is still available in Montpellier, please use the links below to book:

Ibis Montpellier Centre Millénaire

  • Please use the following link to book
  • 62€ per room per night
  • City tax is 0.99€ per person per night,
  • Breakfast is 6.60€ per person, per day.


Courtyard by Marriott Montpellier 4*

Please use the following link to book:

  • Standard room single occupancy : 164 € /night
  • Standard room double/twin occupancy: 179 € /night
  • American breakfast buffet: included
  • City tax : 2 €/person/night


Hôtel Ulysse *** Montpellier Centre Corum

Please use the following link to book

  • Single room price including breakfast : 130.00€ per room per night
  • City tax : 1.50€ per day per person
  • To get this special price please quote SEB


CPD Points

The SEB Annual Conference has been approved by the Royal Society of Biology (RSB) got the purpose of Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Attendance or presenting at the conference will be counted as 84 CPD points. Attendees can record their CPD through the RSB website (mySociety) and upon completion of your CPD year with 50 points achieved or more, will be issued a certificate.



You can book your place now for the SEB Annual Conference 2022 in Montpellier:


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The 2022 Annual conference will take place in Montpellier social distancing measures will be implemented throughout the venue. Please click here  to view the requirements for Montpellier before you travel.


Animal Biology Early Career Researcher Symposium Animal Biology Early Career Researcher Symposium

 Animal Biology Early Career Researcher Symposium

DATE: 3-7 October 2022


The SEB Early Career Researcher Symposium in Animal Biology will take place at Tvärminne Zoological Station, Finland from 3rd October to 7th October 2022. The Symposium brings together early career researchers from across the Animal Biology Section to showcase their work and meet and connect with other ECRs within a unique setting and laid back atmosphere in picturesque southern Finland. Places are limited to 40 attendees. Accommodation (including meals, linen and towels) are included in the (free) registration. Please note that registration has now reached full capacity, but further applicants will be added to a waiting list and informed if a space becomes available.

The meeting will be intended for in-person attendance. Virtual attendance is limited to those who would otherwise have to cancel, for example, due to illness, to allow for presentations to be delivered virtually. This limitation is because our aim is to facilitate in-person attendance by having no registration fees.


The event is intended for PhD candidates and Postdoctoral researchers within the remits of the SEB Animal Section (membership not required). Master’s students may apply to join a waiting list from where attendees will be admitted if space is available at the end of registration period (September 4th 2022). At the time of registration, the attendees must submit an abstract, and they may be excluded from attending if the abstract is not related to a relevant research field. Places will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis pending the eligibility criteria are filled.



Decolonising and Diversifying Biosciences Education Decolonising and Diversifying Biosciences Education


DATE: 19th-20th December 2022
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There is an urgent need to re-consider this, and to adopt a more diverse and decolonised approach. This meeting will examine how we teach the Biosciences through an equality and diversity lens.

Topics will include the historical legacies of colonialism on the Biosciences, the need to adopt more diverse and inclusive examples, ableism within the curriculum, awarding gaps for disadvantaged students, and how Biology education can better incorporate international perspectives.

The meeting will also include student perspectives, and the emotional implications of receiving a non-inclusive education. The meeting will encourage delegates to consider their own teaching practices, and to identify ways in which they could become more inclusive. This meeting therefore aligns closely with both the 'Teaching and Learning' and 'Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity' aims of the OED section.


Grants each of £100 have been made available by the Company of Biologists to support ECRs and minority delegates   (subject to   successful   application).

Programme book



The full Programme  is available on the registration page 

Please note: Registration does not include the event dinner, or accommodation. Please click on the accommodation tab to book accommodation for the event, and the event dinner can be booked when registering. We look forward to seeing you at the event!

This event is being sponsored by The Company of Biologists.

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