Welcome from the Head of Department
Biology at York welcomes staff and students from around the world. We celebrate excellence, breadth and diversity across the spectrum of modern biology, from ecology to biomedicine. We are proud of our status as one of the UK’s leading university biological sciences departments as measured by our high rankings for both research and teaching.
We invite you to explore the exciting research that our staff and students are carrying out and the undergraduate and postgraduate courses that we teach. Please contact us if you are interested in joining our vibrant and friendly Department.
Professor Ian A Graham
Biological Sciences at York has once again demonstrated its excellence in University League Tables for 2014. Averaged over the three tables listed below, York ranks equal second with Oxford, with only Cambridge scoring higher.
The Department of Biology holds an Athena SWAN silver award for our commitment to women in Science.
MSc by Research
Our MSc by Research is an excellent opportunity to develop your independent research skills in one year.
Professor Chris Thomas and Professor Jane Hill from the Department of Biology at the University of York are tracking the progress of native butterflies as they head for cooler climes.
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