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Biological Sciences


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.


New insight to how cannabis-derived compounds may reverse cellular changes found in people with multiple sclerosis

New research at Royal Holloway has identified how two compounds derived from cannabis could function at a cellular level to reduce disease-associated changes in a range of conditions.

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