College of Life and Natural Sciences

Can you imagine a world without curiosity? No theory of evolution, no awareness of an infinite Universe, no DNA fingerprinting, no penicillin, no x-rays. The list is endless.

Awaken your natural curiosity

At the College of Life and Natural Sciences, our Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Professional science courses are specially designed to fuel the minds of the passionately curious. Our expert staff are actively involved in research, and we encourage you to have an active mind at every stage of your learning journey.

Our research

We believe that applied research is an essential feature of a university like ours. All our research has a purpose, enabling us to really make a difference and directly helping organisations solve real world problems.

We are active in a range of research areas including:

Research centres and groups

Within the College of Sciences, we have one research centre and two research groups. They have strong, active connections both regionally and internationally. Their work contributes directly to the development and wellbeing of the region. Discover more about our centres and groups:

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