• To represent and promote the professional interests of biologists.

  • To advise government and the public in general on biological matters having implications for society.

  • To ensure professional competence of biologists.

  • To facilitate contacts between biologists in Ireland, within the European Union and internationally.

  • To promote interest in, and an understanding of biology and its application and implications for modern society through education and research.

  • To attract and encourage entrants to the profession of biology.

  • To provide support and expertise to biology teachers through an Expert Panel

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