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UEA BIO at the Norwich Science Festival

  The Norwich Science Festival  starts on Friday 19th October, and UEA's School of Biological Sciences feature heavily in this year's line up. From molecules to ecosystems,...

BIO Research Colloquium - Thursday 5 July

The School of Biological Sciences will hold its annual Colloquium on Thursday 5 July at the Julian Study Centre, where researchers will present their latest work to colleagues and guests. The...

Biology Degree Awarded Royal Society Biology Accreditation

The School of Biological Sciences welcomes the news that the BSc Biological Science degree has been awarded accreditation from the Royal Society of Biology (RSB), the leading professional body...

Harnessing the power of algae: new, greener fuel cells move step closer to reality

A new design of algae-powered fuel cells that is five times more efficient than existing plant and algal models, as well as being potentially more cost-effective to produce and practical...

BIO research discovers that jellyfish are on the menu

Squid, sole, dogfish, herring and cod all feed on baby jellyfish – according to new research from the University of East Anglia and the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science...

BIO's Prof Tamas Dalmay and researchers from JIC and UEA uncover how snapdragons keep their colour

A study of the colour patterns among wild flowers in a mountain valley has yielded a clue about how nature controls fundamental evolutionary change in all species. Researchers from the John...

No evidence that reproduction in fruit flies is affected by gut bacteria

New research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) has found no evidence to support the claim that changes in diet, and in gut bacteria, can lead to changes in mating behaviour. It has...

Evolution in your back garden – great tits may be adapting their beaks to bird feeders

A British enthusiasm for feeding birds may have caused UK great tits to have evolved longer beaks than their European counterparts, according to new research from the University of East Anglia...

Birds reveal the importance of good neighbours for health and ageing

Birds reveal the importance of good neighbours for health and ageing Birds who live next door to family members or to individuals they know well are...

UEA awarded £1.4m for pioneering medical research

Research teams from the Schools of Biological Science and Computing Science at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have been awarded a total of £1.4m by the Medical Research Council (MRC) to...