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

Mon
16
Sep

Title TBC

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (B/K018)

Dr Richard Gregory, Harvard Medical School

Fri
11
Oct

TBC

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (B/K018)

Prof Macro Prinz (Universitätsklinikum Freiburg, Germany)

Mon
14
Oct

Title TBC

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre B/K/018

Professor Ian Collinson, University of Bristol

Tue
15
Oct

TBC

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Saskia van Wees, Utrecht University

Thu
17
Oct

The origin, evolution and population structure of 4,071 global Escherichia coli ST131 genomes

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre B/K/018

Tim Downing, School of Biotechnology, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland

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Postgraduate study

News

Happy Biology students!
National Student Survey 2019

Posted on Friday 5 July 2019

We’re delighted to have some of the happiest biology students in the UK.

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

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.

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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