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A start-up company aiming to commercialise outputs of the Bancroft group in CNAP has received investment

Posted on Friday 17 December 2021

A start-up company founded in 2019 has received investment to continue with its aims of commercialising the outputs of the Bancroft group in CNAP.

Biomedical Science Student wins Biochemical Society Science Communication Prize

Posted on Tuesday 16 November 2021

3rd year Biomedical Science student Faye Singleton has been awarded 1st place for The Biochemical Society Science Communication Prize (UG category).

PhD Researcher wins place in international ‘Falling Walls’ public engagement final

Posted on Thursday 30 September 2021

Biology PhD researcher Theo Issitt heads to Berlin in November after beating off strong competition to win a place in the final of the international Falling Walls ‘Emerging Talent’ competition.

Department of Biology maintains its place in the UK top 10

Posted on Monday 20 September 2021

This week the Department confirmed its place among the UK's most highly regarded departments for Biological Sciences. The Department is ranked 10th in the UK in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022.

Simon McQueen-Mason featured on BBC Green Thinking podcast

Posted on Friday 17 September 2021

Professor McQueen-Mason, of the Department of Biology and CNAP, discusses sustainability and fashion.

Cizzle Biotechnology Limited continues to develop

Posted on Friday 17 September 2021

The University of York is to collaborate with diagnostics development specialists Cizzle Biotechnology to develop a blood test to detect lung cancer.

Grow It York brings vertical farming to community container park

Posted on Monday 13 September 2021

The University of York has teamed up with LettUs Grow, an indoor farming technology provider from Bristol and Spark:York, to create “Grow It York” - a vertical, community farm at the heart of a vibrant container park in the city.

Theo Issitt - Three Minute Thesis (3MT) National Finalist

Posted on Wednesday 1 September 2021

Congratulations to Theo Issitt, Biology PhD student, who has successfully made it through to the UK final of the 3MT competition.

National Student Survey 2021

Posted on Thursday 15 July 2021

We’re delighted to have some of the happiest Biology students in the UK.

York academics take part in Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition

Posted on Thursday 8 July 2021

Leading scientists from the University of York will share their research with a global audience as part of the Royal Society’s 2021 Summer Science digital showcase.

Biology PhD students ace 3 Minute Thesis competition

Posted on Wednesday 7 July 2021

The University of York Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition challenges PhD students to educate and engage the audience with their research in just three minutes.

New research on the Leishmania parasite published in Nature Communications

Posted on Wednesday 31 March 2021

Researchers at York have shed new light how the Leishmania parasite controls the way in which it survives in its insect vector and mammalian host.

Tales from the Lab

Posted on Thursday 25 March 2021

A new project for scientists to tell their own stories and challenge the traditional ideas of what a scientist should look like, and what a lab is.

University of York academic appointed to the Board of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Posted on Monday 22 March 2021

A leading University of York biologist has been appointed to the Board of Trustees at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

York Against Cancer 50km challenge

Posted on Wednesday 17 March 2021

Scientists in the Jack Birch Unit (JBU) have been fundraising for York Against Cancer by participating in a 50km challenge in March 2021.

Cancer Research UK Programme Foundation Award

Posted on Tuesday 16 March 2021

Dr David Kent was recently awarded a Cancer Research UK Programme Foundation Award of £1.5 million over six years to continue his research on blood cancers.


Posted on Wednesday 10 March 2021

James Chong and Emma Rand from the University of York lead the Cloud-SPAN project, in collaboration with Neil Chue Hong, SSI Director.

Dawn Coverley has been awarded funding by the MRC

Posted on Friday 5 March 2021

Congratulations to Dawn Coverley on her recent successful funding award.

Biology colleagues win Global Bio-Based Businessplan competition

Posted on Friday 26 February 2021

Two colleagues from Biology, Alexander Setchfield and Daniel Leadbeater, have won the international Global Bio-Based Businessplan (G-BiB) competition.

Campus Interns of the Year

Posted on Tuesday 23 February 2021

The Careers and Placements team jointly awarded Emily Patterson and Faye Singleton as the Campus Intern of the Year winners after their successful virtual internships through the Student Internship Bureau last summer. Emily created the Biology Escape Room, and Faye is a Biomedical Science student - we're very proud of them both.

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