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The School of Life Sciences covers a wide spectrum of biological and medical sciences in both teaching and research. Expertise in the School spans molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, pharmacology, physiology, anatomy and zoology.
The School aims to achieve Excellence in Education, both in its own undergraduate science and postgraduate MSc degrees and with the major contributions it makes to professional courses in Medicine, Pharmacy and Dietetics. The School has a substantial research portfolio and strives to achieve research excellence across this range.
The University of Nottingham is ranked in the UK top 10 by The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2014.
Foundation Science at the University of Nottingham has been established for the past 8 years and has provided excellent students to a variety of different science degree subjects.
We provide excellence in teaching in a wide range of Biological and Biomedical Sciences. For many of these degrees, applicants can choose between 3-year BSc and 4-year MSci courses.
We offer an extensive range of high-quality taught masters' programmes, covering a range of specialist courses ' from molecules to man'. Open Day Information.
There is a large cohort of early career researchers, comprising postdoctoral research fellows, over 300 postgraduate research students, together with highly skilled technical staff underpinning the research activities. Read more »
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School Funded PhD Studentships Available
Marie Sklodowska-Curie ESR (PhD) Fellowships for 2015-16
CLOSPORE is a new Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions ITN based at Centres of Excellence in Lisbon, Helsinki, Paris, Wageningen, Abingdon and Nottingham. Our industrial partner in the UK is Green Biologics.
Call for Brazil Science without Borders PhD Studentships
Read about BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership in Biotechnology & Biological Sciences on the Graduate website »
Open Day Information
Athena SWAN awards champion good working practices to advance the representation of women in science, technology, engineering, medicine and mathematics. The School of Life Sciences seeks to go beyond this with our flagship policy of fairness and equality of opportunity for all. We are committed to provide a positive and supporting environment for all our staff and students. This is exemplified by our successful bid for Athena SWAN Silver Status and our endeavour to roll out best practice to all staff and student groups.
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