The purpose of the School of Biosciences and Medicine is to showcase, promote and develop the outstanding research, teaching and outreach activities undertaken by staff and students within its constituent departments.
The School of Biosciences and Medicine will facilitate the translation of our research and teaching so that we may contribute effectively to our modern economy, develop an environment that encourages innovation, improve the sustainability of our research and improve the experience and employment prospects of students at all stages.
The School houses four departments:
Our biomedical research was ranked in the top 5% in the country in the last Research Assessment Exercise (2008).
We offer a wide range of innovative undergraduate and postgraduate taught, research and Continuing Professional Development programmes in a range of bioscience topics and in food, nutrition and dietetics. Our programmes are designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed for a rewarding career, and many include professional training placements with our industry partners.
Research within the School is diverse and focused into several key Research Groups.
Latest School News
27 October 2014
From paints and dyes in a rainbow of colours, to sustainable fabric grown from little more than sunlight and air, bacteria can do so much more than just cause illness - they can be harnessed for positive, creative outcomes too.