Natural Sciences

Natural Sciences are at the heart of our Faculty of Science, which has a powerful reputation for innovation, excellence and interdisciplinary collaboration. 

Our students and researchers cross the boundaries of academic disciplines including physics, chemistry, maths, computing sciences, biology and earth sciences. Our flexible programmes allow students to shape their degree according to their interests. The Faculty of Science is home to leading research in fields as diverse as climate change and the exploration of nanowires, placing our students at the cutting edge of their field of study. And through the Norwich Research Park, we have links to prestigious research institutes including the Quadram Institute, Earlham Institute, the Sainsbury Laboratory, and the John Innes Centre.  

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Natural Sciences

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Natural Sciences with a Placement Year

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Natural Sciences with a Year Abroad

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Microscope view of the monkeypox virus.
23 Sep 2022

Monkeypox outbreak highlights need for One Health approach to prevent future zoonotic diseases

The outbreak of monkeypox is a warning for the adoption of a preventative, One Health, approach, accoding to research from UEA.

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An autonomous underwater vehicle splashes through the Antarctic.
05 Sep 2022

Stunning new images provide ‘crystal ball’ for Thwaites’ future

History has seen Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier retreat even more quickly than it is today, according to new research involving the University of East Anglia.

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An orchid bee in the Amazonian rainforest.
26 Aug 2022

Hydropower dams induce widespread species extinctions across Amazonian forest islands

Hydropower should avoid flooding forests to minimise biodiversity loss and disturbance in the Amazonian rainforest, new research from UEA finds. 

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View from an airplane over the Arctic.
11 Aug 2022

Arctic flights to shed light on sea ice and storms link

Scientists from the University of East Anglia are spending the summer flying research aircraft through the heart of Arctic storms.

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