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Department of Biology

Biosciences - 1st in the Russell Group for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2021

UK Top 10 for Biological Sciences (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022)

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

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

Biology summary report and highlights

Read about the Department's recent successes, key ongoing projects and activities in 2020/21:

Undergraduate study

Upcoming seminars

Fri
22
Oct

The life and times of macrophages: only the good die young?

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

Dr Stephen Jenkins (University of Edinburgh)

Fri
5
Nov

“Directing cell function decisions by RNA cap regulation”

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

Professor Victoria Cowling (University of Dundee)

Tue
9
Nov

Not getting stuck in the cold

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

Dr Laura Dixon, University of Leeds

Fri
12
Nov

O-GlcNAc and immune responses

1.00PM, Online, via Zoom

Dr Bart Everts (Leiden University Medical Centre, Netherlands)

Tue
16
Nov

TBC

1.00PM, Online seminar (via Zoom)

Professor Sarah Bridle, Professor of Food, Climate and Society, University of York

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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