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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

STEM for Britain, a poster competition at Westminster, aims to strengthen the dialogue between Parliament and the science community and gives early-career researchers the opportunity to present their work in …

June 23, 2017

We held the Biology Department’s second “Bring your kids to work day” this week. Thursday 4th May was an inset day so local schoolchildren had the day off school. Prof. …

May 9, 2017

Congratulations to Prof Will Cresswell and Dr Rona Ramsay, who received Teaching Excellence awards at the annual award ceremony this week. Will was recognised with a University Teaching Excellence award for his sustained …

May 3, 2017