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

Mon
18
Feb

Middle and outer ears: from evolution to clinical problems

1.00PM, K018

Professor Abigail Tucker, Kings College London

Fri
22
Feb

TBC

1.00PM, K018

TBC

Mon
25
Feb

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Postgraduate study

News

Professor Dame Caroline Dean receives Honorary Degree from University of York

Posted on Thursday 7 February 2019

Professor Dame Caroline Dean, an inspiring and outstanding plant scientist who has driven new understanding of fundamental processes in biology and actively encouraged a generation of women to pursue scientific careers, was awarded an Honorary Degree from the University on Friday 18 January 2019.

£10M Centre for Anthropocene Biodiversity announced

Posted on Friday 11 January 2019

The Leverhulme Trust Board has announced it will fund up to £10 million over the next 10 years to establish a new centre for research on biodiversity change at the University of York.

BBSRC highlights impact from York research

Posted on Friday 21 December 2018

Poppy research creates new cough suppressant supply

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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