School of Biological Sciences

The School of Biological Sciences is home to exceptional research and dynamic collaboration.

We're a school of diverse students, driven researchers, curiosity, and novel discoveries. Our interests span the biological sciences, from biochemistry to microbiology, cell biology, biomedicine, evolutionary biology, ecology, conservation and plant biology.

Our flexible courses encourage students to pursue their interests and discover new ones. Our focus on skills development for their future inspires them to excel at teamwork, data analysis and communication as well as research and learning. We're embedded in the Norwich Research Park, which boasts one of the largest concentrations of life scientists in the country. Our researchers excel in their fields, and in the creation of wider impact for their work. We're a community generating exciting breakthroughs and pioneering applications.




School of Biological Sciences

A Bahama Warbler photographed in a tree.
09 Feb 2023

Endangered Bahamas bird may be lost from island following hurricane

The endangered Bahama Warbler may be surviving on just one island following Hurricane Dorian’s devastation in 2019, according to researchers at the University of...

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Kelly Edmunds presenting a lecture
07 Feb 2023

Nationally recognised UEA lecturer joins stellar line-up for Norwich Science Festival 

Scientists from the University of East Anglia (UEA) will be taking centre stage at Norwich Science Festival, which begins on Saturday (11 February).  

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A patient receiving treatment for cancer.
13 Dec 2022

A double bind for cancer

Hitting two targets at the same time may be the key to stopping the spread of aggressive cancers, according to research from the University of East Anglia and...

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A bee.
13 Oct 2022

Bees active in woodland tree-tops, research shows

Wild bees may be just as happy visiting the high canopy of woodlands as they are among the flowers at ground level, according to new research from UEA.

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