A multi-disciplinary team from Bath is developing the world's first portable device that detects synthetic drugs.
Department of Life Sciences
The new department aims to deliver excellence in research and teaching across the spectrum of Life Sciences.
A brand new department offering a range of Biosciences and Biomedical degrees, including accredited Pharmacy degrees.
Our cutting-edge multi-disciplinary research spans human health to environmental sustainability and utilises bioengineering technologies and big data approaches.Find out more about the creation of the new Department
Advancing knowledge and delivering products and solutions with medical, industrial and agricultural impact, via study and use of molecules, cells and organisms.
Understanding the molecular and genomic processes regulating cell function in development, health and disease.
Applying evolutionary concepts to fundamental questions in biology with a drive to address real world challenges through research, education, and outreach.
Optimising patient and population health outcomes through translational research.
Understanding the role of microbes, and the host response to them, in health and disease.
Train as a healthcare professional in all aspects of medicines use and design.
Start your career at the forefront of modern healthcare.
Play a vital role in the discovery, development and testing of therapeutic agents to improve global health.
Learn more about our Biology, Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences courses, including entry requirements and course structure.
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Sir Richard will talk about his research career that led to the discovery of RNA splicing, culminated by the Nobel Prize in 1993.