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A world-class education and research environment

Join a leading School of Biosciences with a strong international reputation for academic teaching excellence. Be part of a world-class education and research environment, exemplified by institutes such as the Institute of Microbiology and Infection (IMI) and the Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFoR). Our research strengths lie in microbiology and infection, tree and plant science, environmental toxicology, structural biology, gene regulation, neurogenetics and animal behaviour and conservation. They link up to a diverse portfolio of postgraduate taught and research options including PhD programmes funded by the BBSRC, NERC and Darwin Trust. Our graduates are consistently sought after by leading global employers in the life sciences and beyond.

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