Faculty of Biological Sciences

PG Open Evening

Come along to our Postgraduate Open Evening on Wednesday 14 October 2015 to find out more. Book your place...


Leeds among UK’s best universities

The University of Leeds has been named runner-up for the University of the Year award in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.


Two of our Biology students shortlisted for Internationally acclaimed Undergraduate Awards 2015!

We are delighted to announce that two of our Biology students, Jordan Bestwick and Sam Ross, recently entered the Undergraduate Awards and recieved a “Highly Commended” award!



Undergraduate open days 2015

Meet our staff and students at our undergraduate open days on 10 October 2015.

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DNA ‘science busking’ at July’s Kirkstall festival

At this year’s Kirkstall Festival a group of scientists from the Faculty of Biological Sciences went ‘science busking’, to talk to members of the public about DNA. 


University notches up highest ever satisfaction ratings

The Faculty of Biological Sciences has seen another rise in student satisfaction in this year’s National Student Survey (NSS), with outstanding feedback and results.  


Partnership Awards Winner 2015

Faculty of Biological Sciences student Matthew Windeatt celebrates a win at the Partnership Awards with Academic Rep of the Year Award 2015.


Leeds ranked in top 10 for student experience in 2014 Times Higher Education survey

Students have rated the University of Leeds as offering one of the best student experiences in the UK.


The Discovery Zone

The Discovery Zone - a highlight of the annual Leeds Festival of Science - proved to be a huge success.


FruitFULL idea yields award

A team of University postgraduates has won the Environment YES competition, part of the Young Entrepreneurs Scheme.


The Plant Science TREE by University of Leeds 'highly commended' at international MEDEA Awards

The online platform - the Plant Science TREE, developed by the University of Leeds with funding from the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, was one of two entries from the University of Leeds to be highly commended by the international MEDEA awards.


FBS recognised at the Placement Year Celebration Event

Students and staff from FBS were recognised as part of the Universities celebration of the placement years that took place in 2013/14. The event was held on 7th October in the Great Hall. 


Physiological Society Teaching Prize for Dr Lewis

Physiological Society Teaching Prize for Dr Lewis more