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 12 August 2015

Top marks for student satisfaction

The 2015 National Student Survey has propelled the School of Biosciences at the University of Birmingham to the top ranks of the Russell Group of research universities.

Posted 31 July 2015

Biosciences Professor receives prestigious Royal Society award

Professor Robin May, Lister Fellow and Professor of Infectious Disease at the School of Biosciences, has been appointed as a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award holder. The Royal Society is the UK's national academy of science.

Posted 21 July 2015

Joint NSF-BBSRC research grant awarded to Biosciences staff

School of Biosciences and Institute of Microbiology and Infection (IMI) lecturer Apoorva Bhatt has been awarded a NSF-BBSRC Research grant jointly with Nitin Baliga and Eliza Petersen from the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle.

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Students and staff describe what happens during a Biosciences fieldtrip