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We want our School to be a supportive working environment in which all members of staff (academic, teaching, research, administrative and technical) and students reach their full potential. The School of Biology operates under the University’s Equality and Diversity Inclusion Policy. We review School policies and consult with everyone working within the school in order to improve transparency and fairness at all stages of a career. If you have suggestions for our School action plan, please contact one of the committee members, or send an email to

Recent news

Two of our postdoctoral researchers, Ellen Garland and Lauren Guillette, were awarded Royal Society University Research Fellowships in this year’s competition.  This is a fantastic achievement for the department to …

September 11, 2017

Many congratulations to the seven members of staff who were successful in the annual Promotion round: Clare Peddie, Sue Healy and Christian Rutz were promoted to Professor. David Ferrier and …

August 23, 2017