Conserving biodiversity and avoiding the extinction of species are huge global challenges. It has never been more important for scientists to understand organisms and ecosystems, how they have evolved...Read more
World renowned for our research in diet and health, metabolism ageing and disease, and food security. Our skills include molecular techniques, biochemistry, physiology, dietetics and health psychology. ...Read more
Our MPhil/PhD is designed to enable students to develop their research skills by focusing on a specialist set of research questions. We aim to equip graduates to embark on further research to strive to...Read more
The School of Life Sciences has many research groups doing pioneering work in genetics, ranging across a broad diversity of relevant topics. These are divided below into opportunities...Read more
The study of zoology is an exploration of how animals have evolved, how they function, and the ways in which they interact with their environment. The subject integrates anatomy, physiology, behaviour,...Read more
We support interdisciplinary research on applied science topics. This means that we can help you to move into the field of bioethics.
Our research areas cover four main themes:
Animal, veterinary,...Read more
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology offer an understanding of the biological and chemical processes that allow life to thrive, giving us the tools we need to solve key challenges in cell biology, pathology,...Read more
PhD programme allows students to undertake a substantial amount of independent research while gaining 20 credits of transferable skills training.
Given the broad range of interests...Read more
Biology is the science of life itself, exploring the structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, and distribution of living organisms. Biology covers a diverse range of subject areas and our MPhil/PhD...Read more
The School of Life Sciences is a vibrant research environment which provides a focus for biological and biomedical research at the University of Nottingham.
The wide-ranging interests...Read more
Our research studies individual organisms at a genetic and biochemical level. We also use metagenomics to examine the complex interactions in microbial populations. This is applied to:
improve gut...Read more
PhD Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and their Application is part of the Midlands Energy Consortium and is run in collaboration with the Centre for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research at the University of Birmingham. ...Read more
Neuroscience degrees at Nottingham seek to answer the modern day problems that faces research into the brain and nervous system.
These programmes consist of a combination of research...Read more
In the microbiology research group we are researching novel strategies to fight against infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance. We are doing this by understanding the molecular...Read more
You can study a PhD in Biosciences as a stand-alone degree or in any of our research themes:
Soil and environment
Plant and crop
Animal and livestock
Food and drink
Nutrition and...Read more
The programme consists of a combination of research skills training provided together with supervised independent research, leading to completion of a PhD or an MRes thesis.
We have an international reputation for our work in animal science. We focus on the areas of animal reproduction, development and production. Our research in the area of animal production covers major livestock species. ...Read more