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.
We're building a major centre for evolution, named after Dr Jonathan Milner who donated £5 million towards its establishment.
Biochemistry student Kate Dicker describes how her placement at GeneSys Biotech Ltd has convinced her to pursue a lab-based career.
Scientists from our Milner Centre for Evolution discover a yeast that randomly translates DNA in two different ways.
Research published in Addiction Biology by scientists at the University of Bath reveals a new potential mechanism for combatting drug addiction relapse.
Researchers have modified an anti-smoking drug to better target nicotine receptors in the brain.
Modern birds evolved from a partridge-like ancestor after asteroid destroyed forests across the globe
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.