Department of Biology & Biochemistry

Biology & Biochemistry ranked 2nd in the UK

We have been ranked 2nd in the Sunday Times University Guide 2013

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Continued high satisfaction in NSS

96% satisfaction average for Biosciences National Student Survey

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News and Events

andrew-wardWork lead by Dr Andrew Ward has uncovered how copies of a gene present in both mother and baby interact to control optimal growth of the child, ultimately influencing the baby’s risk of developing conditions such as diabetes and obesity in adulthood. Read more >>


Prof Rod Scott - Head of Department

Head of Department - Rod Scott

We are an internationally recognised centre of excellence in both research and teaching, aiming to provide our students and researchers with a stimulating and inspirational multidisciplinary environment in which they can achieve their ambitions.

We are currently ranked 2nd in the UK for Biosciences in The Sunday Times University Guide 2013 and 7th in the National Student Survey. I hope you enjoy reading about our activities. If you are interested in joining our friendly Department please do contact us.

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