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Biological Sciences


Study finds co-formulants used in commercial fungicide affects the health of bumblebees

Researchers from Royal Holloway have found for the first time that a co-formulant found in commercial agricultural pesticides used across the UK significantly affects the health of bumblebees.


Royal Holloway academic wins a British Ecological Society award

The prize is awarded for outstanding current research which is having a significant impact on the development of the science of ecology or its application.


New research from Royal Holloway identifies genetic predisposition to rare form of stroke

New research has identified the first genetic link for Cerebral Venous Thrombosis (CVT): an uncommon form of stroke affecting mostly young individuals, and primarily women.

3rd in the UK for graduates in employment or further study within 15 months of graduating.

Source: The Guardian University Guide, 2022

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

Source: Research Excellence Framework, 2014

4th for Animal Science

Source: The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2022