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Life, Health and Chemical Sciences

We are a group of Open University staff and students who carry out world-leading research and teaching across a range of disciplines from human biology, neurosciences and biomedicine, to chemistry, analytical sciences and the molecular basis of life.

Life Health and Chemical Sciences

Welcome to the School of Life, Health and Chemical Sciences.

We are a group of Open University staff and students who carry out world-leading research and teaching across a range of disciplines from human biology, neurosciences and biomedicine, to chemistry, analytical sciences and 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 offer undergraduate modules and qualifications in Biology, Chemistry and Health Sciences.

We are strongly committed equality, diversity and inclusion and to promoting the public understanding of science. We also develop commercial and social enterprises as a means of maximising the impact of our academic and research activities

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Funding success: Understanding radio resistance in paediatric brain cancer

LHCS researchers Golding, Crea, Bacon and Stramek have assembled an international team to examine the genetic changes that occur in response to radiotherapy in the highly aggressive childhood brain cancer, known as DIPG.

1st July 2021
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