UCD School of Biology & Environmental Science

The UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science is the largest teaching and research centre for biology in Ireland. A unique feature of the School is the inter-disciplinary nature of its activities, providing students and scientists alike with critical knowledge and perspective about modern biology, encompassing molecules through to ecosystems. At national level the School provides expertise that informs environmental and sustainable management policies, supporting the agricultural, food and biomedical industries.

The School’s broad portfolio of teaching at undergraduate and graduate level is strongly informed by its research which is inter-disciplinary in nature and covers ecosystems, global change and sustainability; evolution and population biology; plant sciences; and cellular systems.