Understanding ourselves, our world and its place in the universe. Outstanding teaching and research across the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and psychology.

Independent Research Fellowships

Our deal for Independent Research Fellows is designed to establish you as a research leader in an ambitious, vibrant and supportive environment. Long-term Fellows get the offer of an academic position after their Fellowship and a PhD student to kick-start their research portfolio.

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The Future of Food

Professors Colin Osborne, Jurriaan Ton and Julie Gray are three plant scientists who are taking different, ground-breaking approaches to the future of food. As the world's population continues to grow, they're finding ways to increase yields so that everyone can have enough to eat.

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Life Under the Microscope

Researchers in the Imagine: Imaging Life institute are using the latest advanced microscopy tools to shed new light on life and disease. Their expertise in atomic force, cryo-electron and optical microscopy has forged a unique centre of excellence for microscopy.

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Excellence in research-led learning is one of our core values. We provide a stimulating and inspiring learning environment for students.

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World-class research

Our departments are amongst the best in the UK, conducting world-leading research. We attract an annual research income exceeding £27m.

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