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School of Biosciences

Bioscientists have a vital role to play in finding solutions to the world’s biggest challenges – and with our world-leading research, innovative teaching, and a supportive and welcoming atmosphere, there has never been a better time to join our School.

Research

Our research ranges across the biological and biomedical sciences and is led by internationally renowned researchers working to find solutions to major global challenges.

'Lively, supportive and interesting' - a recent graduate describes her time at Cardiff University School of Biosciences.
Sir Martin Evans Building

Join us

We are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic individuals for a range of job vacancies, fellowships and postgraduate opportunities.

researchers at microscope

Working with business

We provide research, expertise and services to organisations of all sizes across a wide range of industries.

Otter project at science fair

Community outreach

We work collaboratively with public, community and civic groups to enhance understanding and engagement with biosciences.


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If I was to apply to university again I would definitely choose Cardiff. I’ve had the chance to make new friends, be involved in high-end research and live in an amazing city.

Beth Mansfield School of Biosciences graduate
Mycelium of the stinkhorn fungus Phallus impudicus growing from a wood block across soil.

New study to establish if fungi could help prevent landslips

10 September 2021

Prof Lynne Boddy is working with the University of Strathclyde to investigate whether fungi’s soil-strengthening properties can mitigate against landslips

Explore innovative solutions to key global challenges with our MSc in Global Ecology and Conservation.