UK number one for medical research and top five for biological research

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Our acclaimed research deepens understanding of medical conditions and improves treatments. Our excellent teaching and sense of community mean our students love their time with us.

Students gain insight into drug discovery

We welcomed leading drug development organisation Covance Laboratories who brought to life how topics covered in undergraduate lectures and labs are applied during real clinical trials.

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£1.1m award for researcher

Biomedical Science researcher Dr Daniel Humphreys has been awarded a £1.1m Future Leader Fellowship from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to combat multidrug-resistant typhoid and chronic carriage in humans.

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How cells vital for organ function arise during early human embryonic development

A new study has discovered how vital neurons and cells that control the function of crucial organs develop in the womb.

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Study with us

With one of the UK's only undergraduate courses to include human dissection, and alongside a range of specialist masters degrees, we aim to prepare you for a diverse range of careers.

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World-class research

We're helping discover new drugs while working to combat deafness and Parkinson's. By doing a PhD, you can join one of our groundbreaking research centres.

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We develop solutions with industrial partners to solve major healthcare challenges. Read about some of our work on the Faculty of Science website.

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