Our Strategic Research Themes
Biology underpins sustainable solutions to many of the challenges facing our planet.
Our planet is facing unprecedented threats to its long-term sustainability: climate change and its impacts on food security; the emergence and spread of new infections; a growing, and greying, population with complex healthcare needs; ever-growing demand for more sustainable sources of feed, fuel and consumable goods.
Our School, one of the largest communities of biological researchers in the UK, is bringing together its diverse strengths to confront the following three broad global challenges. We have called this project ‘Building a New Biology’ and it underpins everything we do.
The Biology of our Changing World
The Biology of Health and Disease
Engineering Biology for Health and Wealth
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