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.
Learn more about our Biology, Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences courses, including entry requirements and course structure.
Play a vital role in the discovery, development and testing of therapeutic agents to improve global health.
Professor Laurence Hurst from the Milner Centre for Evolution finds solution to the mystery of why most human embryos die young.
Scientists are starting to understand the precise workings of a type of gene that, unlike other genes, does not code for proteins – the building blocks of life.
Using inhaled antibiotics to treat lower respiratory tract infections could help reduce antimicrobial resistance.
A new paper identifies antioxidants that can be added to skin-care products to mop-up harmful iron, thereby lessening sun damage.
Anneka Mitchell was granted £180,000 to fund her research on the effectiveness of anticoagulants, commonly known as blood thinners.
An important link has been found between the intellectual disability seen in children with Joubert Syndrome and defects in a specific part of the brain.