The Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences is a research leader in fields spanning all the Faculty’s research programmes:
Molecular and cellular biosciences
Organismal and evolutionary biology
The ecosystem and environmental sciences
Specific fields of excellence include the following:
Ecology and evolutionary biology
Genetics/genomics, molecular and cellular biology
Metabolism and neurobiology
Environmental change and sustainable development research in the Arctic, Baltic Sea, and urban environments
We participate in several national and international research projects and networks.
Our international and high-quality research units and groups carry out basic biological and environmental research whose results are needed and used at an accelerating rate to tackle challenges associated with the wellbeing of humans and the environment. Our broad-based basic research offers limitless opportunities for the public utilisation of research findings.