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ad.jpgNew academic appointments in the School of Life Sciences

The School of Life Sciences invites applications for four new academic positions to strengthen key research areas in the School. This is part of our strategic growth on the Gibbet Hill Biology campus, supported by investment in a new Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Building that will bring together researchers from Life Sciences and Warwick Medical School to understand the origins and mechanistic basis of diseases.

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The University of Warwick has been ranked 4th in the UK for Bioscience in the Guardian University league table 2019

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Thursday 5 July: Work Life Balance, Mental Health and Well-Being event

SLS will be holding a national Athena SWAN event on the topics of Work Life Balance, Mental Health and Well-Being.
The event is FREE and open to all. Please register to attend.

bronze.pngThe School of Life Sciences has been recognised for its commitment to Athena SWAN in the achievement of a Bronze Award in 2013. This was renewed in April 2015 for a further three years.

"Athena SWAN is a central component of our culture and working practice and we continue to champion the development of a science department that provides collegiality and transparency to ensure equal opportunities for all"
Head of School, Professor Lorenzo Frigerio

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Impact

Research on pests and diseases that affect important food crops is influencing pest management practices used by farmers and helping the agritech industry to develop new disease-resistant varieties.

OSR

Exploiting natural resistance to Turnip yellows virus in oil seed rape

More than 80% of research in the School was rated as ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ in REF2014

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