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

Fri
27
Jul

Physics of infection: lessons learnt from trypanosomes

1.00PM, K018

Professor Markus Engstler, Universitaet Wuerzburg

Fri
17
Aug

Leishmania goes retro

1.00PM, Location TBC

Dr Tiago D. Serafim, NIH, USA

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.

Mon
1
Oct

Title TBC

1.00PM, K018

Christopher J. Stefan, UCL

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Postgraduate study

News

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


Soapbox Science York

Posted on Monday 4 June 2018

Soapbox Science 2018 comes to 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