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The School of Science's three departments have been recognised for their educational and research excellence. Psychological Sciences were rated 5th nationally, Earth and Planetary Sciences were rated 6th and Biological Sciences were rated 11th (the last two being joint submissions with UCL) in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).

Full academic profiles, plus details of research projects, teaching and publications, can be found under the staff sections on each department website.

The School is led by the Executive Dean, Professor Nicholas Keep and the School Executive Board. The Director of Operations is Dr Clare Woodward.

Research using the power of cryo-electron microscopy reveals greater insights into the structure of a complex motor protein that underpins the transport system of cells.

Dr Patel, a structural biologist, will work with Professor Carolyn Moores and her lab team at Birkbeck's internationally recognised centre of excellence.

Birkbeck's Mentoring Pathways scheme opens up opportunities for science students.