Faculty of Biological Sciences

Tackling global challenges with GCRF funding

Professor Nicola Stonehouse and Dr Oluwapelumi Adeyemi investigate viral diseases affecting children in Nigeria

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Professor Nicola Stonehouse and Dr Oluwapelumi Adeyemi
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Explore campus, talk to staff and students and find out about your subjects at our open day.

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Visit the Faculty of Biological Sciences at the 2019 University of Leeds undergraduate open day.
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Potential new routes to anti-malarial drugs revealed

A recent study of enzyme inhibitors has revealed potential new routes to anti-malarial drugs.

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One of the UK's leading centres for Biomedical and Biological Sciences

The Faculty of Biological Sciences has a long established reputation in delivering research-led student education with a strong suite of programmes covering the biological sciences with a continued portfolio development being informed by an active Industrial Advisory Board. Our teaching and research is delivered via three schools; School of Biology, School of Biomedical Sciences and School of Molecular and Cellular Biology.

We are a leading faculty within the life sciences in terms of our research power, subject diversity and interdisciplinarity for example through our contributions to the internationally renowned Astbury Centre, medical research and emerging Global Food and Environment Institute.

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Our courses and flexible approach allow you to follow your interests while expanding your knowledge of new and compelling topics.

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Intercalation

Our courses have been developed in partnership with industry, are guided by current research, and provide excellent teaching.

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Studying your PhD with us will be a journey that will stimulate your passion for your subject and push you to reach your potential.

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Top 100

in the world for Life Sciences

THE World University Rankings 2019

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Welcome from the Dean
Staff | Professor John Ladbury
Our continued efforts to develop exciting educational and research opportunities provide the foundation of a world-class learning experience. Our dedicated and experienced staff will ensure that we can help you achieve your goals.