School of Biosciences

From molecules and cells to organisms and their environment, Biosciences is an exciting area to study and is contributing to major advances related to human and environmental health, medicine and food security. 

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Posted 11 August 2017

A great place to study - 2017 National Student Survey

Results from the 2017 National Student Survey show that 100% of our BSc Human Biology students would recommend the University of Birmingham as a great place to study. Students completing the survey also praised the quality of our course and our staff, with up to 100% of our Biochemistry students saying the course is intellectually stimulating and our staff are good at explaining things.

Posted 20 July 2017

Using forests to manage carbon: a heated debate

Professor Michael Tausz, Director of Birmingham Institute of Forest Research at the University of Birmingham, discusses using forests to manage carbon in the Birmingham Brief.

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Athena SWAN Bronze Award 

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