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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 29 July 2016
Academics and computing staff at the University of Birmingham have launched a new cloud-based microbial bioinformatics resource, which is believed to be the largest of its kind in the world.
Posted 20 June 2016
Three members of the School of Biosciences, Shivanni Singh, Anne-Marie Krachler and Steve Busby are speaking at MIcrobe2016 over the weekend in Boston, USA. This is the world's biggest Microbiology Meeting with over 7,000 participants.
Posted 10 June 2016
This meeting is an initiative to bring together all 15 Drosophila research groups in the Universities of Birmingham, Leicester, Nottingham and Warwick across the Midlands.
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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.