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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. We are ranked third in the UK for Biosciences.
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Students and staff describe what happens during a Biosciences fieldtrip
Posted 03 October 2016
Professor Laura Piddock has been awarded the 2016 Microbiology Outreach Prize. This is awarded annually to a microbiologist who has engaged in high-quality outreach activities during the last 2–5 years.
Posted 23 September 2016
Microbiologists from all over the Midlands met in Leicester for the third Midlands Molecular Microbiology Meeting on 21-22 September 2016.
Former Biological Sciences student Lynne Chambers was shortlisted for the 2016 Royal Society of Biology School Biology Teacher Award. The award seeks to identify and recognise the very best and most inspiring biology teachers in 11-18 education in the UK.
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We are proud to deliver outstanding undergraduate and postgraduate education that offers exciting and varied career opportunities.
The school is committed to promoting equality and celebrating diversity.
As part of our commitment to the Athena SWAN charter, we have launched a new initiative to provide practical resources for parents and carers.
Family-friendly and flexible working in the School
View our Athena SWAN Bronze Award Application (April 2013) here.