Research in Biological Science

Research in the School is organised into three major interdisciplinary centres: the Scottish Oceans Institute (SOI), Biomedical Sciences Research Complex (BSRC) and Centre for Biological Diversity (CBD). Together these centres encompass the full spectrum of research in biological sciences, spanning investigations on the properties and behaviour of individual molecules to planetary environmental dynamics.

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Research Impact

In REF2014 Biological Sciences in
St Andrews was rated top in Scotland and second across the UK.
BSRC
Biomedical Sciences Research Complex
World class innovative multi-disciplinary research focussed on the broad theme of infection and immunity
CBD
Centre for Biological Diversity

Advancing science that underpins the diversity of life
SOI
Scottish Oceans Institute

A key focus for research excellence in marine-related science