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School of Biosciences

The School of Biosciences has an international reputation for its teaching and research, and offers some of the top research-led bioscience curricula in the UK. Supported by a range of high quality facilities, our topical courses and advanced research span the full range of the biomedical and life sciences, from cancer and neuroscience to ecosystems and molecular biology.

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
Airbourne Lab flying over Bornean jungle

Airborne laboratory uncovers vital elephant habitats from the sky

21 January 2020

Scientists in aeroplanes uncover crucial information about elephant movements through Borneo, helping develop a plan to protect the endangered species.

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