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Mulled Wine and Mince Pies

Posted on Thursday 14 December 2017

Biology Christmas Social in aid of National Christmas Jumper Day 2017

Excellent results for Biology in the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey 2017

Posted on Thursday 9 November 2017

We are delighted with our Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES) results for 2017 in the Department of Biology.

Sabrina Jones Prize targets ovarian cancer

Posted on Wednesday 8 November 2017

The inaugural Sabrina Jones Prize for Achievement by a Biochemistry Student in Stage 1 was awarded to Lauren Woolley on 26 September 2017.

York Undergraduate's Research Paper Success

Posted on Friday 29 September 2017

Former Department of Biology student, Andy Maxwell, has become a co-author on a paper published in Molecular Cell.

Dr Peter O’Toole appointed Vice-President of the Royal Microscopical Society

Posted on Thursday 7 September 2017

As Vice-President, Dr O’Toole will be supporting the current President Professor Michelle Peckham in forming the strategy for the RMS and managing its ongoing activities

York part of a successful synthetic biology research award of €4M

Posted on Tuesday 29 August 2017

A consortium of 10 academic and industrial partners located across the EU, including Prof Mark Leake from York’s departments of Physics and Biology, has been awarded a research grant for the project ‘SynCrop’ to investigate and develop cutting-edge methods to improve food production using novel synthetic biology tools.

Jenny Purcell PA awards 2017

Posted on Monday 24 July 2017

Many congratulations to Jenny Purcell who came runner up for "Best Organised Event" at this year's Yorkshire PA of The Year Awards

Biology Graduation 2017

Posted on Friday 21 July 2017

Congratulations to everyone who Graduated this week

Peter's new role

Posted on Wednesday 12 July 2017

Congratulations to Dr Peter O'Toole who has been elected Vice President of the Royal Microscopical Society.

Biology PA nominated for 2 awards at this years Yorkshire PA of the Year Awards

Posted on Thursday 1 June 2017

Jenny Purcell is nominated in 2 categories which are for her work in the Biology Department

The Press feature: Professor Jenny Southgate in "25 years on the front line in the battle to beat cancer".

Posted on Thursday 18 May 2017

The York Press reports on a Civic visit to the Jack Birch unit in this its 25th year.

Rebecca Hall Microbiology Society Young Microbiologist of the Year finalist

Posted on Tuesday 16 May 2017

Many congratulations to PhD student Rebecca Hall who has been selected as a finalist for the Microbiology Society's Sir Howard Dalton Young Microbiologist of the Year Competition.

Microbiology Society award for Nathaniel Holman

Posted on Tuesday 2 May 2017

Nathaniel Holman wins Microbiology Society Journals' ‘Most Promising Science’ Prize.

Peter O'Toole wins award for video talk

Posted on Monday 24 April 2017

An academic from the Department of Biology has been awarded a prestigious award for the People’s Choice Life Science Video of the Year by Select Science.

Well-deserved recognition for Maggie Smallwood on National Women’s Day

Posted on Thursday 9 March 2017

A tribute to the 8 women who have distinguished themselves in the bioeconomy in 2016

Bioscience Horizons prize 2016

Posted on Monday 9 January 2017

Work recently published by York graduate Justin Byrne (Biology with a Year in Industry, 2015) has been awarded the Chair's Prize for the best Bioscience Horizons research paper of 2016.

Ottoline Leyser is made a Dame

Posted on Wednesday 4 January 2017

Professor Ottoline Leyser FRS has been appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in the 2017 New Year Honours for services to plant science, science in society, and equality and diversity in science.

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