Athena SWAN silver award logo

Research courses

Learn more about postgraduate research opportunities at the School of Biosciences and Medicine, which is home to a vibrant research community. Our extensive, well-established collaborations with industry provide knowledge transfer to the commercial sector and the wider community.

What we are researching

We have a number of research sections within each of the School’s four departments, which identify our areas of research excellence. 

If you are interested in doing a PhD or MD with us, please look at the interests of our departments' research sections and get in contact with an academic.


Identifying the mechanisms via which the mitochondrial unfolded protein response (UPRmt) protects the stressed heart

Funding information:
Tax free stipend for 36 months at UKRI rateUK/EU tuition fee waiver

Expert support

The Doctoral College supports the academic and professional development of postgraduate researchers to ensure our world-leading research continues to grow. There is also an extensive Researcher Development Programme run at university level.

A biosciences student looking into a mircoscope

World-class facilities

Our School is home to specialist facilities that provide the latest technologies to support research across all fields.

Find a supervisor

Open afternoon