Welcome to the 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

Fri
16
Nov

“New therapy development in preclinical models of prostate and bladder cancer”

1.00PM, B/K/018

Dr Gabri van der Pluijm Leiden University Medical Centre, dept. Urology, Leiden, the Netherlands. G.van_der_Pluijm@lumc.nl

Mon
19
Nov

CANCELLED - Title TBC

1.00PM, K018

Profesor Philip Ingham, University of Exeter

Tue
20
Nov

Introducing the algal CO2-concentrating mechanism into higher plants

1.00PM, K018

Dr Alistair McCormick, University of Edinburgh.

Thu
22
Nov

Functional genomics of climate adaptation in ectotherm vertebrates

1.00PM, K/018

Dr Katharina C Wollenberg Valero, University of Hull

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Postgraduate study

News

Seeing double

Posted on Friday 9 November 2018

Department of Biology secures two phase II Networks in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy

Double recognition for Professor Reidun Twarock

Posted on Thursday 4 October 2018

Professor Reidun Twarock has received two awards for her work in Mathematical Virology.

Times Good University Guide 2019

Posted on Tuesday 25 September 2018

The Department of Biology has placed 9th in the latest Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.

More stories

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