Accessibility statement



Green Impact National Award Winner

Posted on Wednesday 27 November 2019

Jenny Purcell from the Department of Biology is crowned national winner for her efforts in sustainability.

National Student Survey 2019

Posted on Friday 5 July 2019

We’re delighted to have some of the happiest biology students in the UK.

Biology receive record number of awards at this years NUS Green Impact event

Posted on Tuesday 11 June 2019

The awards present the opportunity to showcase and celebrate the Departments sustainability efforts.

York professor named in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Posted on Tuesday 11 June 2019

A University of York academic has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Biology's support of gender equality recognised with Athena SWAN award

Posted on Friday 10 May 2019

The Department has been granted an Athena SWAN Gold award for a further four years

Challenge-led Grant awarded to York’s Department of Biology

Posted on Wednesday 1 May 2019

The University of York has been awarded £487,000 to combat disease-causing bacteria in crops as part of a new initiative to address challenges faced in developing countries.

School children enjoy a day of science in biology labs

Posted on Wednesday 3 April 2019

Year 5 children were invited to the University as part of the York Cares Inspiring Minds scheme.

Science of cheesemaking – BSc project published

Posted on Friday 8 February 2019

Kaja Harton (BSc in Biochemistry, 2018) published a theoretical paper on protein aggregation processes.

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.

News archives