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The Department has carried out a comprehensive COVID-19 risk assessment process and has opened to allow research work to take place. To ensure the safety of our staff, a range of measures to reduce building occupancy and allow strict social distancing have been introduced, including increased cleaning and hygiene regimes. We are currently not accepting visitors so please continue to contact us by email until further notice.

Department of Plant Sciences


AS_RGB_Bronze-Award.pngAthena SWAN awards are used by Higher Education Institutions as a rating of best practice in supporting gender equality.

The Department currently holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award. We were awarded it in 2015 and retained it in 2019.

It demonstrates our continuing commitment to the Athena SWAN principles, as well as our ability to demonstrate the impact of implemented actions.