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The Cryo-EM facility and Viking cluster in York have played a major role in increasing understanding of bacterial cells’ ability to survive when threatened; understanding which could lead to more effective medicines in the future.
Posted on 14 February 2024
Jason Daff, Horticulture Manager at the University of York's Department of Biology, has been named Technician of the Year at the prestigious Times Higher Education Awards.
Posted on 8 December 2023
Researchers have mapped the family tree of crocodiles and their extinct relatives to shed new light on why there are so few species of the giant reptiles living today.
Posted on 5 December 2023
Two University of York research projects have been awarded funding, as part of a £42 million programme, to work with industry partners in co-developing new sustainable technologies for health care, agriculture, cosmetics and wastewater treatment.
Posted on 29 November 2023
For the very first time, the prosperity partnership programme dedicates its focus to the UK’s bioscience and biotechnology sectors.
The Department of Biology has placed 6th in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024 for the subject of Biological Sciences. The ranking recognises the quality of our courses, and the experiences and opportunities they provide to our students.
Posted on 21 September 2023
York scientists collaborate with colleagues in the USA and Germany on potentially groundbreaking new research.
Posted on 25 August 2023
The results of a nationwide survey have revealed that the Department of Biology is home to some of the happiest bioscience, microbiology and cell science, and molecular biology, biophysics and biochemistry students in the UK.
Posted on 16 August 2023