Science for life
The Faculty of Life Sciences is a world-class research establishment, recognised as an international site of excellence in terms of research power and importance in the latest Research Assessment Exercise.
Our students benefit from modern facilities, innovative teaching techniques, and the opportunity to be taught by leading experts from across the breadth of the life sciences. The exceptional educational experience we offer is demonstrated by our success in the latest National Student Survey.
The Faculty is committed to increasing the positive impact we have on our environment and communities and we have a team dedicated to support the University goals within this area.
Our single school, single faculty structure promotes international excellence in education and teaching by removing barriers to collaboration and communication. Meet our senior management team responsible for the day-to-day running of the Faculty.
A staff perspective...
Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell - President and Vice-Chancellor of the University
“The University is very strong in life sciences; by national measures, it’s certainly in the top three in the UK. It’s all integrated, with
fabulous new buildings and fantastic equipment.”
Read Nancy Rothwell's profile.
Dr Ewan Blanch – Lecturer and Postgraduate Tutor
“Manchester is an ideal location as it not only has world class facilities but brings together a critical mass of innovative and expert scientists keen to explore new opportunities.”
Read Ewan Blanch's profile.
Learn more about the Faculty of Life Sciences including key statistics, investments and campus information.
Facts and figures
A student perspective...
Rodrigo Maldonado, PhD Biotechnology
“I am proud of being a Manchester postgraduate, as I’m part of a multicultural and friendly learning environment. This environment, along with the facilities of the Faculty of Life Sciences, allows me to do high quality research.”
Read Rodrigo Maldonado's profile.
Naglaa Abu-Mandil, PhD Genetics
“There are many facilities in the Faculty of Life Sciences, which makes the research so easy. For example, the DNA sequencing facility, computer cluster in every building and photographic unit to print out posters, and other academic stuff.”
Read Naglaa Abu-Madil's full profile in our PhD Programmes section.
Getting in touch
Faculty of Life Sciences, The University of Manchester, Carys Bannister Building, Dover St, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
Tel: +44 (0)161 275 5632 | Fax: +44 (0)161 275 5586
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