The School of Life, Health and Chemical Sciences is home to leading academics, researchers and PhD students across our different disciplines. Our areas of expertise and investigation range from human biology and psychology through to the molecular basis of life. This wide range of interests offers the opportunity for exciting and vibrant collaborative projects in both teaching and research.
We are strongly committed to promoting the public understanding of science, our contributions include: school lectures and outreach activities, BBC/OU television co-productions and delivering key talks at international congresses. Our research is delivering solutions and benefits not just in the UK, but also through our strong link with the developing world.
We hope you will enjoy learning more about us and our activities through this website.
Dr Robert Saunders
Head of School
Life, Health and Chemical Sciences