The global impact of our research is recognised by all major ratings, including our impressive Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 results. 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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- Shrimps and worms among first animals to recover after largest mass extinction 30 June 2022
- Student helps find world’s largest frog in Equatorial Guinea for first time in almost two decades 29 June 2022
- Triassic revolution: animals grew back faster and smarter after mass extinction 20 June 2022