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Biological Sciences


Academic named as Distinguished Researcher in plant biology

Professor Alessandra Devoto from the Department of Biological Sciences has been named one of 25 Inspiring Women in Plant Biology as a Distinguished Researcher.


Research shows critically endangered bird is at a greater risk of being taken for captivity than through loss of habitat

A study by researchers at Royal Holloway, University of London, and ZSL provides the first evidence of ongoing trapping as an urgent threat.


Academics find new approach to protect crop plants from drought

New research has identified new, ultrapotent chemicals that control the growth of plants. These new compounds may prove important new tools in agriculture and horticulture.


in the UK for graduates in employment or further study within 15 months of graduating.

Source: The Guardian University Guide, 2022


of Biological Sciences research impact rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Source: Research Excellence Framework, 2021


for Animal Science

Source: The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2023