Department of Biology

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The Department came first for research impact in Times Higher Education's ranking of the Research Excellence Framework 2014

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World-class science across the whole spectrum of modern biology, from ecology to biomedicine

Undergraduate study

Upcoming seminars

Thu
20
Jun

Phylogenomic insights into the molecular basis of the variable risk to food safety of Salmonella pathovariants

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Ron Kingsley, Quadram Institute

Tue
23
Jul

CANCELLED

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Xiaobo Li, Westlake University, Hangzhou, China

Fri
26
Jul

Size matters: accurate detection and phasing of Structural Variations

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Fritz Sedlazeck, Baylor College of Medicine

Mon
29
Jul

Natural Products in Predator-Prey Interactions

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Pierre Stallforth, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology

Fri
25
Oct

Open Source Drug Discovery for Infectious Diseases

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Matthew H. Todd

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Postgraduate study

News

Biology receive record number of awards at this years NUS Green Impact Awards

Posted on Tuesday 11 June 2019

The awards present the opportunity to showcase and celebrate the Departments sustainability efforts.

York professor named in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Posted on Tuesday 11 June 2019

A University of York academic has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Biology's support of gender equality recognised with Athena SWAN award

Posted on Friday 10 May 2019

The Department has been granted an Athena SWAN Gold award for a further four years

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Researchers in the spotlight

From rice straw to biofuel
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Professor Simon
McQueen-Mason

An ash tree in a grove

Surviving ash dieback
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Dr Andrea Harper and Professor Ian Bancroft