The global impact of our research is recognised by all major ratings, including the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. Studies into everything from wheat genomics to vision ecology and animal behaviour attract support from worldwide funders, including BBSRC, NERC, Marie Curie and the EU.
Our degree programmes are flexible, and all students complete field courses or laboratory workshops and independent research projects chosen from a wide range of options.
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- The genetic basis of bats’ superpowers revealed 30 July 2020
- Scientists outline potential of soil-free farming which could see crops grown in the desert 23 July 2020
- Genetic differences between global American Crocodile populations identified in DNA analysis 13 July 2020