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Artists collaborate with academics

Posted on Monday 30 November 2015

The University of York has appointed six artists to work alongside academics to produce a body of work inspired by their research in biomedicine and human health.

Long term future secured for plant based malaria treatments

Posted on Thursday 22 October 2015

Cooperation between East-West Seed and the Centre for Novel Agricultural Products has led to the availability and sustainable production of plant-based malaria treatments.

Gold medal for iGEM 2015 team

Posted on Wednesday 30 September 2015

Science undergraduates from the University of York have won a gold medal at the 2015 International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition in Boston.

Recognition of departmental research in industry response to Government

Posted on Tuesday 29 September 2015

GSK recently submitted a paper to BIS and the Chancellor of the Exchequer in response to the Government consultation on the comprehensive spending review which specifically mentions research carried out in the Biology Department.

Inspiring the next generation of scientists

Posted on Friday 17 July 2015

The University of York has been awarded a Royal Society grant to help fund a project aimed at stimulating young people's interest and engagement in biology - inspiring the next generation of scientists.

Graduation July 2015

Posted on Thursday 16 July 2015

A selection of photos taken at the Reception held in Biology for those students graduating on July 15th. Congratulations to everyone!

York Enterprise awards

Posted on Thursday 25 June 2015

Students scooped top awards at two University of York enterprise competitions this week, celebrating innovative ideas for new ventures.

Major investment to accelerate bio-based innovations in Yorkshire

Posted on Thursday 25 June 2015

The University of York has secured over £2M of Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) funding to help grow the UK's bioeconomy. HEFCE has provided £2.4M from its Catalyst Fund, which will be invested in a programme to bridge the gap between the world-class science base at the University of York and the needs of industry to develop and scale-up new greener processes and products.

KM Stott prizes 2015

Posted on Tuesday 9 June 2015

The Kathleen Mary Stott Prizes, endowed in 1965, are awarded for excellence in scientific or medical research.

York students compete in global biology competition

Posted on Friday 5 June 2015

Science undergraduates from the University of York will compete in the 2015 International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition in Boston.

Excellence in Teaching & Supervision Awards 2015

Posted on Thursday 4 June 2015

These awards are a student-led celebration of the outstanding contribution that both academic and non-academic members of staff make to the student experience.

Biochemistry alumna, Prof Jane Clarke, becomes an FRS

Posted on Wednesday 27 May 2015

York Biochemistry Alumna, Jane Clarke has been made a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Explore nature with York's open air labs

Posted on Tuesday 26 May 2015

The University of York is celebrating the expansion of the Open Air Laboratories (OPAL) programme by encouraging people across Yorkshire to discover their local environment.

Professor Paul Kaye recognised for excellence in research

Posted on Tuesday 12 May 2015

An immunologist at the University of York, has been elected to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences for his contribution to the advancement of medical science.

Pint of Science 2015

Posted on Wednesday 22 April 2015

Pint of Science programme 2015 - click anywhere below for more details:

York biologist wins European accolade

Posted on Tuesday 14 April 2015

A University of York scientist is the winner of the inaugural 2014 graduate student prize for a paper published in The Journal of Evolutionary Biology.

BBSRC Innovator of the Year finalist

Posted on Thursday 26 March 2015

Professor Ian Bancroft (CNAP), an expert in plant genomics, is one of the nine finalists competing for the title of Innovator of the Year in the 2015 Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) competition.

York to host multi-million pound food security research programme

Posted on Wednesday 25 March 2015

The University of York is to host a new multi-million pound N8 Research Partnership programme which is set to transform UK food security research.

York hosts bioenterprise Dragon's Den competition

Posted on Thursday 19 March 2015

Biology students took part in a Dragon's Den style competition as part of a Bioenterprise module.

York marks International Rare Disease Day with hospital exhibition

Posted on Monday 2 March 2015

The Department of Biology and York Hospital staged an outreach event in aid of International Rare Disease Day.

Minister praises York's bioeconomy test bed

Posted on Monday 23 February 2015

The Minister for Universities, Science and Cities, Greg Clark, visited the University of York's Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC) to see how it was helping to place the region at the leading edge of the bioeconomy.

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