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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- Moth wingtips an ‘acoustic decoy’ to thwart bat attack, scientists find 10 September 2021
- Plants evolved ability to actively control water-loss earlier than previously thought 27 August 2021
- Giraffes are as socially complex as elephants, study finds 3 August 2021