Welcome from the Head of Department
The Department of 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 elite university biological sciences departments as measured by our high rankings for both research and teaching. I hope you enjoy reading about our activities and will contact us if you are interested in joining our large and friendly Department.
Professor Deborah Smith OBE PhD FSB FHEA
Biosciences at York has been ranked 3rd in the UK for teaching excellence in the Guardian University Guide 2013. Only Cambridge and Oxford scored higher than York, which has now been one of the top five departments in the Guardian tables for four consecutive years.
Biological Sciences at York has ranked 3rd in one of the most highly rated league tables, the Times Good University Guide 2013. This is the fourth consecutive year that our Department has achieved a top five position in this league table.
The Department of Biology holds an Athena SWAN silver award for our commitment to women in Science.
Biological Sciences at York now ranks fourth in the 2014 Complete University Guide, moving up two places from last year. Head of Department, Professor Deborah Smith said "This is great news and a testament to the continued quality of our teaching."
Our MSc by Research is an excellent opportunity to develop your independent research skills in one year.
Friday 10 May 2013
Wednesday 8 May 2013
Friday 3 May 2013
Sebastian Schornack (Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge)
12.15PM, Q014, Centre for Immunology and Infection
Dr Clare Blackburn, University of Edinburgh
1.15PM, Q014, Centre for Immunology and Infection, Department of Biology
Dr Neil Carragher, University of Edinburgh