Our research

All academic staff in Biosciences are active researchers and the department has a thriving research culture. Many academics are involved in biodiversity conversation working closely with many conservation organisations, local and national government to conserve habitats and species throughout Britain and abroad.

93.8% of our research outputs were regarded as world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*).

Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Research

CSAR: We research sustainable aquatic resources at all trophic levels, from microorganisms such as algae to commercially exploited shellfish and finfish, using experimental, life cycle model analysis and biotechnological approaches.  Read more...

Dynamic Ecology Group

DEG: Our research ranges from the level of cell ecophysiology (systems biology), through individual, population and community ecology, to whole ecosystems (systems ecology). Read more...

Swansea Lab for Animal Movement

SLAM: We research animal movement in its broadest sense, using individual-based approaches to examine the role of the environment in structuring the properties of animal movements and ultimately, distributions. Read more...

Biocontrol and Natural Products Group

BANP: The Biocontrol group are internationally recognised for their work on entomopathogenic fungi.  Read more...

Centre for Biomathematics

The Centre for Biomathematics provides a cross-community, interdisciplinary focus for experts from across the College of Science and beyond with interests on the interface between mathematics and biology or medicine.

Other Research in Biosciences

OtterSwansea ecology Research Team (SERT): We research a wide range of applied and theoretical themes within terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecosystems, including biodiversity, conservation, wildlife disease epidemiology, ecosystem services and conceptual (modelling) frameworks. Read more...