• 97 Lisburn Road, Medical Biology Centre

    BT9 7BL Belfast

    United Kingdom

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The School of Biological Sciences comprises two main research groups: Ecology, Evolution, Behaviour and Environmental Economics (which includes Quercus) and Molecular Biosciences. In addition, the School houses the Institute for Global Food Security, the Gibson Institute and the Queen's University Marine Laboratory in Portaferry. Hence, the education and research programmes supported by the School are among the most diverse in the University, with emphasis on biosciences at molecular to ecosystem levels.

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Fasciola hepatica Medicine & Life Sciences
Food Medicine & Life Sciences
Peptides Medicine & Life Sciences
triclabendazole Medicine & Life Sciences
Parasites Medicine & Life Sciences
Trematoda Medicine & Life Sciences
arsenic Earth & Environmental Sciences
Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 1999 2019

Research Output 1970 2020

Osmotolerance as a determinant of microbial ecology: A study of phylogenetically diverse fungi

Araújo, C. A. S., Ferreira, P. C., Pupin, B., Dias, L. P., Avalos, J., Edwards, J., Hallsworth, J. E. & Rangel, D. E. N., 2020, In : Fungal Biology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microbial ecology

A Call for Systems Epidemiology to Tackle the Complexity of Schistosomiasis, Its Control, and Its Elimination

Krauth, S. J., Balen, J., Gobert, G. N. & Lamberton, P. H. L., 29 Jan 2019, In : Tropical medicine and infectious disease. 4, 1, 11 p., 21.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Infectious Disease Transmission
Knowledge Bases
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Comparative Review of the Effect of Microcystin-LR on the Proteome

Welten, R. D., Meneely, J. & Elliott, C., 18 Feb 2019, In : Exposure and Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access

Activities 1996 2020

Behavioural Ecology (Journal)

Domhnall Jennings (Editorial board member)
01 Jan 202031 Dec 2022

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

The 9th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis

Nicholas Birse (Participant)
06 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

BBSRC Workshop

Nigel Scollan (Participant)
18 Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Press / Media

What’s on Tap?

Cuong Cao


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Testing food and drink products for microplastics

Cuong Cao


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Northern Ireland Science Festival - Belfast on the Brink

Gillian Riddell & Donna-Maria Rogers


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities


Conservation of Maerl (Calcareous red seaweed) in Europe

Daryl Birkett (Participant), Christine Maggs (Participant), Matthew Dring (Participant), Charmaine Blake (Participant), Sian Wilson (Participant), Paula Reimer (Participant), Mark Johnson (Participant)

Impact: Public Policy Impact, Environmental Impact