The Institute of Biological & Environmental Sciences (IBES) undertakes both pure and applied research across the biological sciences, with a broad cross cutting theme of understanding the fundamental biological consequences of environmental change.


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Research Programmes

Research activity in IBES is centred around three interacting research strands:

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Research Links

IBES researchers interact through a number of cross-cutting research units and alliances.


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Featured publication

A recent article led by Dan Mayor in the journal Nature explores carbon budgets in the deep sea.

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IBES latest news...

Professor David Salt is leading on a newly funded interdisciplinary research programme to deliver a more complete understanding of the biology of plant root diffusional barriers.

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Join Us

As part of our strategy to expand we are seeking collaborators and researchers at all levels whose activity complements our current research.