Biological Sciences

Building a New Biology

Our strategic project ‘Building a New Biology’ is an ambitious plan to grow our research and teaching capacity, quality and outputs to support intellectual discovery and generate health, social and economic benefits.


The 2014 UK research excellence assessment placed us 3rd in the UK for our research quality, and we are ranked in the world top 25.  


Our 130 active research groups and world-leading analytical facilities can support your R&D aims.

Staff profiles

Explore our research and teaching expertise, and find key contacts.

Prospective undergraduates

The School provides a broad range of degrees in biological and biomedical subjects.


Stay in contact with the School and keep up to date with our latest developments.

Prospective postgraduates

The School’s strong interdisciplinary research profile makes us a fantastic destination for postgraduate study.

Community and Schools

There are lots of ways in which we engage with communities locally and nationally to discuss our science.