Research Excellence Framework 2014
We're deepening human understanding of organisms, ecosystems and the interdependencies of life to build a sustainable future.
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Bird scientist flies into shortlist for ‘Booker Prize of science writing’
Professor Tim Birkhead has been shortlisted for the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2016 with his book The Most Perfect Thing, which looks at the science behind birds' eggs.Full story>
Bryony Page graduated from Animal and Plant Sciences with a first-class degree in Biology in 2015. She became the first British trampolinist to win an Olympic medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, where she won the silver medal.Full story>
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