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The Discovery Zone

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

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FruitFULL idea yields award

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

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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.

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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. 

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Physiological Society Teaching Prize for Dr Lewis

Physiological Society Teaching Prize for Dr Lewis more


Alice wins student enterprise award

Biology undergraduate Alice Colligan has been named winner of the 2014 Sir Peter Thompson Enterprise Award. more


Leeds Biology student wins University of Leeds Business Plan Competition

Leeds Biology student wins University of Leeds Business Plan Competition

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Society of Biology interim accreditation

A number of our degree programmes have been recognised as demonstrating 'academic excellence in the biosciences' by the Society of Biology. more


Daily exercise reduces the effects of Christmas overindulgence

Researchers compared the effects of overeating on people who took regular exercise and an inactive group of people.

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Former Student wins 3rd place at the "Medical Research Council" (MRC)

Dr Scott Bowen was recognised at the recent MRC competition more


Physiological Society Teaching Prize for Dr Lewis

Dr Dave Lewis, Senior Lecturer in Neuroscience and Scientific Ethics within the School of Biomedical Sciences has been awarded the Physiological Society's Otto Hutter Physiology Teaching Prize for 2013.
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Leeds student awarded the 'Young Microbiologist of the year' award by the SGM.

PhD student Sophie Schumann has been awarded the 'Young Microbiologist of the year 2013' more


Congratulations to Hollie Appleby for her Pharmacology Prize.

Hollie Appleby has been recognised by the British Pharmacological Society for being a first class student more