School of Biological Sciences

Our school offers state-of-the-art research and teaching across a range of subject areas within the field of biological sciences. Find out more below.

Dr Brendon Dunphy is one of five scientists to explain why they are joining the Global Climate Strike march and share what resonates for them personally.

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Dr Shane Lavery says the Madagascar dugong is genetically unique and this really confirms our worst fears in terms of their survival.

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Associate Professor Rochelle Constantine

Our staff are committed to producing high-quality research and world-class teaching.

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Undergraduate Science students

Browse our selection of study options available in the field of Biological Sciences.

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PhD student Rebekah Bower with Associate Professor Debbie Hay.

We operate cutting edge research facilities and services supporting both academic groups and co-located companies.

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Invasive fruit fly

Find out more about our collaborative research partnerships with New Zealand's Crown Research Institutes.

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Neurobiologist Melanie Cheung

Meet our students and graduates and find out where their Biological Sciences degree has taken them.

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Plant and Food Researcher

We foster strong collaborative relationships with several prominent New Zealand research organisations.

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James Russell

Keep up to date with the latest Science and Biological Sciences news.

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Incredible Science event

Search for upcoming public events in the Faculty of Science.

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Biological Sciences student

View important notices about scholarship opportunities, competitions and more.

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