UK top three for biological research

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We’re deepening human understanding of organisms, ecosystems and the interdependencies of life to build a sustainable future.

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Driving international policy to eradicate a global pest

Our world-leading research is helping fight infestations of bed bugs by informing international policy on this global pest.

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Come and explore cabinets filled with fossils, skeletons and other zoological curiosities from around the world.

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Learn from leading scientists and discover how life works. Our overseas field courses will give you the ultimate study experience in biology, ecology, plant sciences and zoology.

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We're one of the UK's leading centres for research in the life sciences. Our work spans the Arctic and the tropics, single cells and entire ecosystems.

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Bird conservation


Partnerships with industry and other organisations helps us use our research to tackle global problems. We’re collaborating with international partners to safeguard the world's most endangered birds.

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