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Department of Biological Sciences

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Taster Event - January 4 2018 (2-5.30pm)

Come along to our BSc Biological Sciences Taster Day on Thursday 4 January and find out where a degree in biological sciences can take you.

PhD Studentships - 2018 opportunities

Applications are now open for interdisciplinary studentships funded by the Wellcome Trust, BBSRC and MRC.

Birkbeck's evening study can transform your life

With evening classes your days are free for you to study, work, volunteer or care for your family.

Research excellence

Working in close collaboration with the Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology, the Department is recognised for the excellence and international impact of its research. In the REF2014 the department's joint submission with UCL was ranked as 11th in the UK based on Grade Point Average.

Athena SWAN bronze award presented to Department at December awards ceremony

Professor Carolyn Moores represented the Department of Biological Sciences to collect the award which recognised the excellent, ongoing work towards best equality practice.