University of Essex
Department of Biological Sciences
Environmental Sciences (M.Phil)
The University of Essex is one of the UK´s leading academic institutions, ranked ninth nationally for research excellence following the last Research Assessment Exercise (RAE).
The Department of Biological Sciences is a leading centre for estuarine and coastal zone ecology, a major centre for studies in molecular medicine and biotechnology, has an active group in plant biology and photosynthesis and an international reputation for the development and application of fluroescence imaging technology.
Principal areas of research in the Department include: biochemistry and biophysics; bioinformatics and computational chemistry; cell and molecular biology; ecology; environmental chemistry; molecular medicine; molecular microbial ecology; photosynthesis, plant productivity and plant molecular biology.
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Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)
Locale: Small City