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From lab bench to backbench

Posted on Wednesday 30 November 2016

Professor Jane Hill will be swapping the lab bench for the backbench when she visits the House of Commons this week to shadow the York Central MP Rachael Maskell, Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

European funding to support Yorkshire's bio-based businesses

Posted on Tuesday 29 November 2016

The University of York has been awarded £1.79m to support the growth of Yorkshire businesses that deliver products, processes or services related to renewable, biological resources.

Diabetes outreach

Posted on Wednesday 5 October 2016

Professor Nia Bryant and Dr Allison Green (CII) strengthened their links with the York and District Diabetes UK group by hosting a visit on September 7th 2016.

Karen Hogg receives prestigious science award

Posted on Thursday 11 August 2016

Dr Karen Hogg, Experimental Officer in the Department of Biology's Imaging and Cytometry Technology Laboratory, has been awarded the inaugural Royal Microscopy Society (RMS) Medal for Flow Cytometry for her outstanding achievements applying flow cytometry in Life Sciences in fields from immunology to cell biology, bacteriology to plant studies.

Denby group arrives in York

Posted on Tuesday 2 August 2016

Professor Katherine Denby and her group joined the Department in June

Graduation & VC Teaching award 2016

Posted on Friday 15 July 2016

A selection of photos taken at the Reception held in Biology for those students graduating on July 14th. Congratulations to everyone!

Kuntal Singh wins thesis competition

Posted on Monday 4 July 2016

Kuntal Singh, a third year PhD student in the Biology Department, has won the University of York’s '3-Minute Thesis' competition organised by the Research and Innovation Development Team.

N8 AgriFood Launch

Posted on Tuesday 21 June 2016

The N8 AgriFood Resilience programme hosted at York will be formally launched in Manchester on 21st – 22nd June.

Biology alumna is made a Dame

Posted on Monday 13 June 2016

Professor Caroline Dean OBE FRS, of the John Innes Centre, has received this accolade in the Queen’s birthday honours.

YUSU Excellence Awards 2016

Posted on Monday 13 June 2016

Congratulations to Emma Rand who won Teacher of the Year at the YUSU Excellence Awards 2016.

Recognition of scientific excellence by EMBO

Posted on Thursday 26 May 2016

Newly elected member of EMBO

WT Investigator Awards for Jeremy Mottram and Antal Rot

Posted on Thursday 19 May 2016

The Wellcome Trust Investigator Awards aim to build on the Trust's strategic goal of supporting the brightest researchers with the best ideas in Biomedical Research and are extremely competitive and prestigious awards.

Pint of Science 2016

Posted on Thursday 12 May 2016

Pint of Science 2016

Head of Department elected Fellow of Royal Society

Posted on Friday 29 April 2016

Congratulations to Professor Ian Graham on his election to the fellowship of the Royal Society, the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.

Royal Society of Biology Accreditation

Posted on Tuesday 19 April 2016

The Royal Society of Biology (RSB) held an awards ceremony at the Houses of Parliament on 14th April 2016.

James Rainford wins prestigious research award

Posted on Friday 15 April 2016

A University of York postgraduate has won The American Naturalist 2016 Student Paper Award for his research into insect evolution.

BSCB poster prize for Emma Stewart

Posted on Thursday 14 April 2016

Emma Stewart, a first year PhD student with Dawn Coverley, has just won the British Society for Cell Biology poster prize.

Medical Research Council Discovery Award

Posted on Thursday 7 April 2016

Scientists at the University of York aim to unleash the untapped potential of the physical sciences in the search for new treatments for human infection and inflammatory diseases.

Prof Ian Graham awarded Heatley Medal and Prize

Posted on Monday 4 April 2016

Professor Graham, Head of the Department of Biology and former Director of the Centre for Novel Agricultural Products (CNAP), has won the Biochemical Society 2017 Heatley Medal and Prize from a 'very competitive field of candidates'. He will give a lecture at a Biochemical Society conference during 2017 as well as being invited to submit an article related to the lecture to one of the Society's learned publications.

Prof Sue Hartley appointed Kew trustee

Posted on Tuesday 15 March 2016

Professor Sue Hartley, Director of the York Environmental Sustainability Institute (YESI) and a member of the Department of Biology, was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew for the next three years by Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Minister Lord Gardiner.

Graduation January 2016

Posted on Tuesday 26 January 2016

A selection of photos taken at the Reception held in Biology for those students graduating on January 22nd. Congratulations to everyone!

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