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 Virus Research Group investigates the pathology, natural history and molecular biology of persistent viral infections.
Current research programmes focus on the pathology and treatment...Read more
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
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
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Several PIs offer PhD programmes in their research area. These include:
Dr L Leach: How human blood vessels grow and what makes blood...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
The programme consists of a combination of research skills training provided by the Graduate School Postgraduate Training Programme, together with supervised independent research, leading...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 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
The School of Life Sciences is a vibrant research environment which provides a focus for biological, ecological and biomedical research at the University of Nottingham.
The wide-ranging...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
Benefit from our international experience of research in applied bioethics, biotechnology assessment and the sociology of science and technology.
We have extensive international experience...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
Research in this area will examine systems responsible for maintaining genome integrity and securing accurate chromosome transmission in bacteria, archaea, yeast and vertebrates. ...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
The molecular approach to studying biological systems has underpinned huge advances in knowledge and promises much for the future in the understanding and application of biological principles. ...Read more