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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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Bird scientist flies into shortlist for ‘Booker Prize of science writing’

Professor Tim Birkhead has been shortlisted for the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2016 with his book The Most Perfect Thing, which looks at the science behind birds' eggs.

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Congratulations Bryony!

Animal and Plant Sciences graduate Bryony Page has won a silver medal in trampolining at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

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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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Partnerships with industry and other organisations help us use our research to tackle global problems. For example, we're collaborating with international partners to safeguard the world's most endangered birds.

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