Research Excellence Framework
We study life at the molecular level. We're finding exciting new approaches in bioscience and training the next generation of highly skilled scientists.
Toolkit to repair DNA breaks associated with ageing, cancer and motor neurone disease
A new ‘toolkit’ to repair damaged DNA that can lead to ageing, cancer and motor neurone disease (MND) has been discovered by scientists at the University of Sheffield and collaborators at Oxford.Full story>
Evolutionary compromise inherent to photosynthesis discovered
MBB Scientists have unravelled a key evolutionary compromise photosynthetic organisms make between optimal light harvesting and photoprotectionFull story>
Training scientists to combat antimicrobial resistance
Designed in collaboration with the NHS, our MSc Antimicrobial Resistance course will give students a real-world insight into the different approaches utilised to tackle the global threat of antimicrobial resistance.Find out more>