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We have an active and expanding research programme based on our three research centres: Biomedical Sciences; Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour; and Plant Molecular Sciences. Our stimulating research environment has more than 30 permanent members of academic staff, 30 postdoctoral Research Fellows and Assistants and around 40 postgraduate students, all housed in well-equipped laboratories. 

Research themes and institutes

RESEARCH THEMES & CENTRES

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Our researchers

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Research news and projects

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Research Excellence Framework

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK

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The School offers a one year Masters and a three-year PhD, both by research. 

News

Professor Dickson's innovative gene therapy published

Professor Dickson's innovative gene therapy published

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New collaborative work initiated by Professor George Dickson and researchers at the School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway, University of London, the Institut de Myology (Paris) and an Australian biotechnology company Benitec BioPharma has demonstrated the effectiveness of an innovative gene therapy for OPMD
Date:
Monday 3rd April 2017
Knowledge is not always power when it comes to bumblebees

Knowledge is not always power when it comes to bumblebees

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Research from the School of Biological Sciences at Royal Holloway has found that being smart does not necessarily mean you are bringing home the most bacon, if you are a bumble bee at least.
Date:
Thursday 30th March 2017
Postgraduate researcher receives horticultural award

Postgraduate researcher receives horticultural award

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Lauren Edwards, a postgraduate student in the School of Biological Sciences at Royal Holloway has received the highly commended prize for the Marsh Horticultural Science Award, presented by the Marsh Christian Trust in association with the Royal Horticultural Society.
Date:
Thursday 23rd February 2017
Traumatic head injuries should be treated by cooling down patients

Traumatic head injuries should be treated by cooling down patients

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New research from Royal Holloway published today in Critical Care Medicine shows that lowering the body temperature of people who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) as soon as possible after the trauma may significantly improve chances of survival in adults.
Date:
Wednesday 14th December 2016

      

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