Animal and Plant Biology at Leicester

The Department of Biology is a research-led department engaged in a wide range of research activities, including Plant Cellular and Molecular Biology, Molecular Cytogenetics, Behavioural and Evolutionary Biology, and Neurophysiology.

It is one of four departments that constitute the School of Biological Sciences and is a member of the College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology.

The Department of Biology is committed to the provision of high quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and is the major contributor to the Biological Sciences curriculum.

* NEWS – Biology Department scores 100% for student satisfaction in 2014 NSS survey

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Department of Biology

University of Leicester

Adrian Building
University Road
United Kingdom


Head of Department:


Departmental Secretary

Contact: (0) 0116 252 5015


All Student Enquiries

       0116 252 3019

       0116 252 3381