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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

Scientists reveal how chemical that drives cats ‘crazy’ is produced

Posted on Tuesday 11 December 2018

Researchers have shown how catnip produces the chemicals that send cats into a state of frenzy.

Open Day for Independent Research Fellows

Posted on Friday 23 November 2018

We wish to welcome more Independent Research Fellows to the Department of Biology at York, and we are holding an Independent Fellows Day on Wednesday 6 February 2019.

Seeing double

Posted on Friday 9 November 2018

Department of Biology secures two phase II Networks in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy

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Mass extinction in hyperthermal worlds

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Dr Alex Dunhill, University of Leeds

Fri
1
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Vision Beyond Rods and Cones

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Professor Rob Lucas, Manchester

Tue
5
Mar

Field and farm scale research with ADAS

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Dr Ruth Wade, ADAS, Helsby, Cheshire

Thu
7
Mar

Understanding the mechanism of chromosome segregation: lessons from diversity

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Dr Bungo Akiyoshi, University of Oxford

Mon
11
Mar

Neural circuit and genetic bases of behaviour in the planktonic larvae of Platynereis

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Professor Gaspar Jekely, University of Exeter

Tue
12
Mar

Zooming in on calcium signals in plants - from organism to organelle level

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Prof. Dr. Edgar Peiter, Martin-Luther-Universität, Halle-Wittenberg

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15
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