Welcome to the Department of Biology

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The Department rates first in the UK for Research Impact (REF2014)

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Excellent student satisfaction and 9th overall in the Complete University Guide 2018

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Ranked 8th in the UK in the Guardian league table 2018 (Guardian University Guide 2018)

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

Undergraduate study

Upcoming seminars

Mon
17
Sep

Title TBC

12.00PM, Q/014

Professor Ahmed Fahal, director of Mycetoma Research Centre in Sudan

Mon
24
Sep

Title TBC

1.00PM, K018

Professor Caroline Hill, The Frances Crick Institute

Tue
25
Sep

Title TBC

1.00PM, K018

Dr Steven Spoel, University of Edinburgh.

Fri
28
Sep

TBC

1.00PM, K018

Dr Richard Wheeler, Oxford

Mon
1
Oct

Title TBC

1.00PM, K018

Christopher J. Stefan, UCL

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Postgraduate study

News

NSS results 2018

Posted on Thursday 2 August 2018

Courses in the Department of Biology scored over 90% in seven different areas.

Department of Biology Research Away Day

Posted on Thursday 5 July 2018

The Department of Biology descend on the Hospitium for their annual Research Away Day

Green Impact Awards 2018

Posted on Friday 15 June 2018

Congratulations to three teams in Biology who won awards at this year's event

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