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Biological Sciences


Research shows weed killers should be redesigned to save bumblebees

A study by researchers at Royal Holloway has concluded that weed killers, bought by many households across the country and used in agriculture, could easily be redesigned to be more bumblebee friendly


Medicinal plant could be the answer to better breast cancer treatment

Scientists discover a potential first for future cancer chemotherapy treatment


100% in the National Student Survey 2020

We are delighted to see our highest ever NSS scores from students across our degree portfolio. These are testament to the very high level of satisfaction with teaching and overall experience.

96% of our graduates are employed or go on to further study within six months of graduating.

Source: Destination of Leavers in Higher Education, 2018

76% of Biological Sciences research rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Source: Research Excellence Framework, 2014

100% overall satisfaction from our students

Source: National Student Survey, 2020