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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Excellent student satisfaction and 9th overall in the Complete University Guide 2019

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

Undergraduate study

Upcoming seminars

Wed
24
Apr

Lymphatic vessels and macrophages at the gut-mesenteric-peritoneal interface

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Gwen Randolph (WUSTL, USA)

Thu
25
Apr

TBC

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Mr Rob Critchlow and Dr Sarah Scriven

Fri
26
Apr

Microbiota and nutritional control of immunity

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Yasmine Belkaid

Mon
29
Apr

Molecular mechanisms of axon degeneration in injury and disease

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Michael Coleman, University of Cambridge

Tue
30
Apr

CANCELLED

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Ross Overman, Leaf Expression Systems, Norwich

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Postgraduate study

News

School children enjoy a day of science in biology labs

Posted on Wednesday 3 April 2019

Year 5 children were invited to the University as part of the York Cares Inspiring Minds scheme.

Science of cheesemaking – BSc project published

Posted on Friday 8 February 2019

Kaja Harton (BSc in Biochemistry, 2018) published a theoretical paper on protein aggregation processes.

Professor Dame Caroline Dean receives Honorary Degree from University of York

Posted on Thursday 7 February 2019

Professor Dame Caroline Dean, an inspiring and outstanding plant scientist who has driven new understanding of fundamental processes in biology and actively encouraged a generation of women to pursue scientific careers, was awarded an Honorary Degree from the University on Friday 18 January 2019.

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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