We are one of the leading research intensive biosciences departments in the UK and carry out research on animals, plants and microorganisms.
Department of Biology & Biochemistry
Our specialisms include cell & developmental biology, biotechnology, infection & immunity and evolutionary biology & biodiversity.
Explore our courses in Biology, Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences including placement year options.
Find out about our MSc, MRes and PhD courses, funding opportunities and how you can apply.
The University is building a major centre for evolution. The Centre is named after Dr Jonathan Milner, who donated £5 million towards its establishment.
Find out what it's like to study at the University without having to set foot on campus.
Microbes change their investment strategy depending on how much they have at stake
A rare fossil from an early bird gives a unique insight into how modern birds evolved from dinosaurs
Biochemist Dr Jody Mason has received a Pioneer Award from Cancer Research UK to work on a new way to screen molecules which could become cancer medicines.
New research shows how the brains of young mice develop during early life.
Learn how your school can get access to teaching resources and how to get one of our exhibits at your event or festival.
How we work with local schools and colleges to encourage under-represented students to apply to university.
Tobias Brady found his biochemistry placement invaluable to decide his future preferred way of working.
Biosciences graduate Alysia Hunt tells us how her degree helped prepare her for work as a Research Scientist at MARS Petcare UK.
Cassidy Bayley shares her experience applying to Bath from South Africa and studying in the Department of Biology and Biochemistry.