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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16 May 2018

Do insects get sick?

The answer is complex. Dr Scott Hayward gives his perspective on his recent research.

30 April 2018

Biosciences success in 2019 rankings

Our Biosciences courses are ranked in the Top 5 in the Russell Group for Graduate Prospects in The Complete University Guide 2019 rankings.

14 April 2018

Michael Gove, MP talks of our 'vital and impressive' research

We were delighted to welcome Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on a visit to the College of Life and Environmental Sciences on Wednesday 11 April 2018, alongside Counsellor Robert Alden of Birmingham City Council.

05 April 2018

Biosciences Graduate Research School symposium

The annual Biosciences Graduate Research School symposium will take place on 19 April 2018. The symposium is a chance for students and staff within the University of Birmingham to see what research is currently being undertaken in the school of Biosciences.

27 November 2017

National Biofilms Innovation Centre

The UK's world-class expertise in the research of biofilms has been recognised through the launch of a new National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC).

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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

Read the latest issue of the Biosciences Newsletter - The Mole