Our research and teaching addresses fundamentally important questions facing humankind, from food security to sustainability in industrial processes, mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance and the impact of climate change on life on earth. Our students develop a wide range of analytical and practical skills that prepare them to meet these challenges.
Our teaching is broad, from molecular structures to landscape-scale population dynamics, reflecting major questions in biology.
Join a strong and vibrant postgraduate community for training in modern research techniques using state-of-the-art research infrastructure.
We welcome new members to our team, bringing new approaches to answering biological questions.
Congratulations to Professor Rus Hoelzel on his recent research published in Biology Letters which also features in several news articles!
At Durham, we provide an outstanding environment for research and education in animal, plant and bacterial biology encompassing expertise from the atomic to whole ecosystem scale. Trained by Durham Biosciences in the skills and knowledge required, our students are able to succeed in a wide range of careers or training environments and help society tackle the challenges for the future.
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