Teaching and research in the School of Biological Sciences spans the scale and breadth of the living world - from molecules, genes and cells; organisms and their environments; to broad landscapes that cover Earth.
We go back in time to understand how evolution has shaped the present world, and into the future, developing new technologies to improve human health and better manage our environment.
The school brings together outstanding teachers and world-leading researchers to provide undergraduate and postgraduate programs and research training in biomedical sciences and biotechnology (biochemistry, genetics, microbiology and immunology), evolution, ecology and environmental science.
Scientists have uncovered the structure of a grape enzyme that could lead to the manipulation of wine acidity without the costly addition of tartaric acid.
Professor Andrew Lowe says it all comes down to water.
Growing evidence links natural green space exposure with a range of health benefits, including for mental health.
The availability of high-quality plant genome sequences and advances in functional genomics is revolutionising our ability to understand plant evolution.
A research paper that recommends increasing urban green spaces to prevent human disease, has won a significant award in its field.