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Department of Biology

Biology - 94% overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2020

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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

Thu
17
Jun

The foraging gene as a modifier of behavior: gene regulation, pleiotropy and plasticity

3.00PM, Online (Zoom)

Professor Marla Sokolowski, University of Toronto

Fri
18
Jun

Fat associated lymphoid clusters: co-ordinators of body cavity inflammation?

1.00PM, Online (Zoom)

Dr Lucy Jackson-Jones (University of Lancaster)

Thu
24
Jun

Polyploidy and Plant Diversification

1.00PM, Online (Zoom)

Professor Pamela S. Soltis, University of Florida

Fri
1
Oct

TBC

1.00PM, Online

Dr George Kassiotis (The Francis Crick Institute)

Fri
8
Oct

TBC

1.00PM, Online

Professor Maziar Divangahi (McGill University, Canada)

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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