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.
Teaching and assessment
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.
Why Bristol: student insights
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Why Bristol: academic insights
See why our academics and teaching staff think that Bristol could be the best option to study Biological Sciences.
Life Sciences Building 360° tour
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Watch academics discuss their research.
- Leading ecologist from the University of Bristol elected as Royal Society Fellow 12 May 2023
- Animals best to supress individual personalities for group efficiency 5 May 2023
- Mysterious underwater acoustic world of British ponds revealed in new study 25 April 2023
Research Seminar: Professor David Johnson, The University of Manchester
5 June 2023, 2.00 PM