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Biosciences Research

Our aim is to understand life at the level of molecules, cells and organisms.

Our strategy is to promote team sciencemulti-disciplinary research and collaborationWe foster strong links with our partner institutes:

Our Impact

Collaboration with clinical and industrial partners has resulted in the application of our research through the creation of spin out companies and societal impact cases in many areas of the biosciences discipline.

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Research themes

Researchers in the Institute work collaboratively across a range of 20 Faculty Research Themes.

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With access to state-of-the-art facilities, our scientists are building a dynamic research culture that promotes a collaborative, multidisciplinary and team science approach

Professor Neil Perkins, Deputy Dean, Biosciences

Centres of Research Excellence

Many of our researchers are members of one of our world-leading research centres. These include:

The University has recently established the Newcastle University Centres of Research Excellence (NUCoREs), which encourage interdisciplinary research networks. NUCoREs link our scientists to other faculties, NHS colleagues and patients, to local and national research structures, industry and businesses. NUBI staff are currently members of:

Explore research taking place in our partner institutes