Research themes

Our research spans across four key research themes as set out by the BBSRC in its strategic plan. Fifty per cent of our student projects fall within the following three priority areas:

Basic Bioscience underpinning Health (Ageing)

Bioenergy and Industrial Biotechnology

Food Security

The remaining fifty per cent of projects are expected to fall within the following broad area of:

World-Class Bioscience

You can find out more about each theme by clicking on the subpages.