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York to help train next generation of environmental scientists

Posted on Thursday 7 November 2013

Two partnerships involving the University of York have received a share of £100m funding from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to train the next generation of environmental scientists.

Gold for first York iGEM team

Posted on Monday 21 October 2013

The first York team to enter the International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) competition has won gold for their project. Working over the summer, the team of fourteen undergraduates researched and developed methods to manipulate microbes to more efficiently produce electricity by making gold nano-particles from waste water.

New Biomedical Sciences degree

Posted on Tuesday 17 September 2013

The University of York is launching a new undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences focusing on the science underpinning medicine.

A Celebration of Accredited Degrees

Posted on Tuesday 17 September 2013

Accreditation of bioscience degrees at the University of Liverpool, University of Manchester, Royal Veterinary College, and the University of York was celebrated at the annual Degree Accreditation Awards Ceremony, on the 4th September.

York Cycle Challenge 2013

Posted on Thursday 8 August 2013

Biology has won the 200-500 staff category of the York Cycle Challenge for the second year running, comprehensively seeing off nearest rivals Tata Steel Projects. To celebrate our hard work, the organisers delivered cakes to the Atrium for all participants to share today and some lucky winners also had a free massage courtesy of the York Cycle Challenge team. Congratulations everyone!

Students recognise Biology Teaching

Posted on Friday 28 June 2013

The Department of Biology has been awarded the 2013 Departmental Prize for Supervision at the York University Students Union "Supervisor of the Year" awards.

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