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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

News

New Openlearn article Vaccines for Viruses

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, there is great interest in exactly how the immune system protects against viruses and whether it will be possible to develop a vaccine against Covid-19.

16th November 2020
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Upcoming Events

Dec 14

Biology festive science quiz

Monday, December 14, 2020 - 19:00 to 20:00

Adobe Connect - Undergraduate science online meeting room

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