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Food for thought: environmentally friendly farming can increase productivity

Posted on Friday 17 August 2018

A major new study involving researchers from the University of York has measured a global shift towards more sustainable agricultural systems that provide environmental improvements at the same time as increases in food production.

BBSRC grants to strengthen partnerships in India

Posted on Thursday 9 August 2018

The Department of Biology is set to strengthen links in India, with two major research projects.

Seeing the light: Scientists unlock seed germination process

Posted on Thursday 9 August 2018

Scientists have identified a key gene that helps seeds decide whether to germinate.


NSS results 2018

Posted on Thursday 2 August 2018

Courses in the Department of Biology scored over 90% in seven different areas.

Microclimates may provide wildlife with respite from climate change

Posted on Wednesday 25 July 2018

Sheltered pockets of cooler and more variable conditions in the British countryside may help native species of flora and fauna survive warming temperatures caused by climate change, researchers have found.


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

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Mon
17
Sep

Title TBC

12.00PM, Q/014

Professor Ahmed Fahal, director of Mycetoma Research Centre in Sudan

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.

Fri
28
Sep

TBC

1.00PM, K018

Dr Richard Wheeler, Oxford

Mon
1
Oct

Title TBC

1.00PM, K018

Christopher J. Stefan, UCL

Tue
2
Oct

Title TBC

1.00PM, K018

Professor Mike Bevan, John Innes Centre.

Fri
5
Oct

TBC

1.00PM, K018

Ased Ali

Mon
8
Oct

Adventures with Four-Stranded DNA structures

1.00PM, K018

Dr Zoë A. E. Waller, School of Pharmacy, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, NR4 7TJ

Tue
9
Oct

Enabling eukaryotic algal engineering by optimized transgene design strategies

1.00PM, K018

Dr Kyle Lauerson, Center for Biotechnology, Bielefeld University, Germany

Fri
12
Oct

TBC

1.00PM, K018

Francisco Olmo