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We study life at the molecular level. We're finding exciting new approaches in biology and training a new generation of highly skilled scientists.

Exploring hidden worlds

Throughout October and November, we're celebrating the scientific research of Sir Hans Krebs, winner of the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1953 for his pioneering work at the University of Sheffield.

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Apply for one of our undergraduate courses

Your degree in Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology or Molecular Biology puts you at the heart of the discoveries we are making in the molecular biosciences.

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Study with us

Our fascinating BSc courses and accredited MBiolSci degrees span biochemistry, genetics, microbiology and molecular biology. MSc students come from all over the world to learn the latest advanced lab skills.

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World class research

We use the latest technology to better understand the molecular basis of human health and the environment. You can join us by applying for one of our PhD research or fellowship opportunities.

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We work with a range of organisations to foster innovative research and support great teaching. Find out how to collaborate with us through Sheffield Science Gateway, or read about the accreditation of our undergraduate masters courses through the Royal Society of Biology.

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