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

Tue
11
Dec
Fri
11
Jan

Staphylococcus aureus: A super bug!

1.00PM, K018

Professor Simon Foster, Sheffield

Fri
18
Jan

TBC

1.00PM, K018

Professor Julian Gough, Crick

Tue
22
Jan

Investigating the role of chromatin remodelling in plant immunity

1.00PM, K018

Dr Vardis Ntoukakis, University of Warwick

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Postgraduate study

News

Open Day for Independent Research Fellows

Posted on Friday 23 November 2018

We wish to welcome more Independent Research Fellows to the Department of Biology at York, and we are holding an Independent Fellows Day on Wednesday 6 February 2019.

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.

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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