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. Faculty research is focused on the following areas, many of which tie into University-wide research themes:

Multidisciplinary collaborations demonstrate the faculty's commitment to translating its expertise in fundamental biomedical research from bench to bedside and from farm to fork. As well as being home to the MRC Centre for Synaptic Plasticity and Bristol Neuroscience, our researchers are affiliated to the Bristol CardioVascular and the Severnside Alliance for Translational Research. Find out more about how we build links with industry.


The faculty hosts a vast range of high-quality equipment and has access to the University’s wider portfolio of facilities which support students, industry and researchers in their work.

Read more about our research facilities.

Faculty research seminars

Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry Event

This event will focus on the world leading biomedical, healthcare and veterinary research expertise and facilities at the University of Bristol.

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The faculty actively encourages and supports independent fellowship applications to funding sources outside the University.