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School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

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. Examples includes: 

  • discovery of the world's deepest-living fish 
  • new cancer treatments 
  • new sustainability technologies 
  • development of pest-resistant crops 

We cover a full range of the natural sciences. We research at theinterface with other disciplines including: 

  • material science 
  • computing 
  • engineering 
  • medicine

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