Kate Nobes, Professor of Cell Biology

Medical and Veterinary Sciences

The faculty brings together scientists and students of the highest calibre in the fundamental disciplines that underpin clinical practice and inform our understanding of human and animal function.

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Prospective students

Outstanding expertise

The faculty is recognised as a Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). It is in this inspiring environment that students are given a firm grounding in basic science that is so valued by the medical and veterinary sectors.

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Our research is informed by a clear vision to address some of the biggest challenges facing human and animal health and welfare, with studies ranging from molecular and cellular mechanisms to whole organisms.

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Faculty on film

Our collection of online videos explore the experiences of some of our students and showcase our research.

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'Exoskeleton and cytoskeleton' by Sylvie Hunt 'Exoskeleton and cytoskeleton' by Sylvie Hunt, PhD student

Creative science

The annual Art of Science Competition allows researchers to show their creative side and share their work with the public.

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Information for prospective students looking to join us at either undergraduate or postgraduate (taught and research) level.

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Ours is an intellectually stimulating environment, made up of staff, students and professional practitioners.

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The Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences comprises the following schools:


Visiting schools

We provide a range of sessions for learners of all ages to raise aspirations and promote enthusiasm for science. Read more about outreach.



Students and staff are expertly supported by our suites of research facilities and teaching facilities.