World-leading research impact of Biological Sciences confirmed by REF21
REF 2021 results confirm our position as a world-leading research-intensive university in the area of Biological Sciences.
Unwinding the secrets of stress in plants could help feed the world during climate crisis
New research has discovered how natural responses to stress in plants modify the way DNA is wrapped in the cell to help it withstand the adverse effects that climate change has on its growth.
Urgent research into pesticide ingredients needed to help save our bees
Scientists call for urgent research into the effects of ‘inert’ ingredients in pesticides and their impact on bee health.
3rdin the UK for graduates in employment or further study within 15 months of graduating.
Source: The Guardian University Guide, 2022
100%of Biological Sciences research impact rated world leading or internationally excellent.
Source: Research Excellence Framework, 2021
4thfor Animal Science
Source: The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2022