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School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Improving lives and livelihoods through world-leading research and teaching across the natural sciences.

We improve lives and livelihoods through world class research and teachingof science. We pioneer training and research which impacts society from our local area to all corners of the planet. 

Our school provides a distinctive breadth of subjects and specialisms including:

Our teaching excellence feeds into a fantastic array of undergraduate degrees in a variety of subjects, while our ground-breaking research has led to:

  • new treatments for ovarian cancer,
  • the discovery of the world's deepest-living fish,
  • enzymes which promote deep cleaning,
  • the development of pest-resistant crops.

So whether you want to develop a valuable toolkit of transferable skills from our cutting-edge degree courses or to transform your research career, we are here to support and inspire you.

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