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

UEA researchers installing low power sensors in key field crops.
22 Jun 2023

Investigating the coolest climate gas you’ve never heard of

Researchers at the University of East Anglia have launched a new project to investigate how a climate-cooling gas is produced in agriculture.

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Charterhouse Warren, taken in 1972-1973.
30 May 2023

4,000-year-old plague DNA found – the oldest cases to date in Britain

A researcher from the University of East Anglia has helped find the oldest case of the plague in Britain.

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A salad arranged to look like a clock.
12 Apr 2023

Time-restricted fasting could cause fertility problems

Time-restricted fasting diets could cause fertility problems according to new research from the University of East Anglia.

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A flock of black-tailed godwits.
07 Apr 2023

Environmental impact reports hugely underestimate consequences for wildlife

Environmental Impact Assessments may hugely underestimate the effect that new developments have on wildlife, according to new research from the University of...

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