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Biology at York placed 7th in UK by Guardian University Guide 2023

Posted on Monday 26 September 2022

York’s department of Biology placed 7th in the UK according to the latest release of the Guardian University Guide (2023).

Biological Sciences at York placed 6th in the UK by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

Posted on Tuesday 20 September 2022

York’s department of Biology placed 6th in the UK according to the latest release of The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide (2023).

National Student Survey 2022

Posted on Friday 8 July 2022

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

GenerationResearch - Masters by Research in Biology

Posted on Wednesday 29 June 2022

Three fully-funded (UKRI stipend, tuition fees, project costs) Masters by Research places available in the Department of Biology, University of York, for 2022

Researchers find way to target cancer while protecting healthy tissue

Posted on Wednesday 22 June 2022

Researchers have discovered how to target stem cells affected by leukaemia without causing harm to healthy stem cells, paving the way for new, safer treatments for the disease.

Biology at York ranked 6th in the UK by the Complete University Guide

Posted on Wednesday 15 June 2022

Biology at York is ranked as 6th in the UK by the Complete University Guide.

Catastrophic crowdfunding for biology education project

Posted on Friday 10 June 2022

Rewards for donations include a copy of the game, limited edition postcards and posters, and even helping the team create and name a character.

In memory of Professor Simon McQueen-Mason

Posted on Thursday 9 June 2022

It is with a sense of profound sadness that we report the sudden and untimely death of Professor Simon McQueen-Mason.

Department of Biology ranked 9th in the UK for research excellence

Posted on Thursday 19 May 2022

York's Department of Biology is the 9th strongest Biology department in the UK for research, according to the Times Higher Education's ranking of the latest REF results (2021).

Virtual Independent Fellows Day

Posted on Thursday 5 May 2022

We wish to welcome more Independent Research Fellows to the Department of Biology at the University York.

Science Minister visits University of York’s BioYorkshire initiative

Posted on Tuesday 15 March 2022

Science Minister George Freeman visited the BioYorkshire initiative - a partnership between University of York, Fera Science and Askham Bryan College - aiming to transform York and North Yorkshire into the UK’s first carbon negative region and be a hub for green innovation, skills development and inward investment.

Common virus may cause bladder cancer, new study reveals

Posted on Friday 11 March 2022

A common childhood viral infection causes damage to cells in the bladder which may lead to cancer, a new study has shown.

Biomedical student Immy Hayton declared runner up in Green Impact National Awards

Posted on Tuesday 8 March 2022

The third year Biomedical science student was declared runner-up in the 'Student Leadership' category of the Green Impact National Awards.

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