The Department of Biological Sciences currently boasts a rapidly expanding research base. Our team includes researchers of national and international standing with active roles in a broad range of fields. This provides a thriving research community and underpins the delivery of quality teaching.

Our regular research meetings and seminar series foster a thriving research community in Biological Sciences. Students benefit practically from our first-hand research experience and our teaching promotes active learning grounded in current advances in our field.

Main research areas

Research in Biological Sciences at Chester can be divided into three broad groups of expertise, namely Animal Behaviour & Welfare, Conservation Biology and Molecules, Cells & Tissues.

We also offer a number of postgraduate research opportunities, including MRes Biological Sciences and PhD projects.

Please click on the links below to find out more about specific research areas within our department.