The UCL Divison of Biosciences has a long-standing tradition of answering fundamental questions in biosciences. We are one of the world’s leading centres for research and teaching in the biological sciences, and one of the largest groupings of life scientists in the UK.
From the provision for chemical physiology as early as 1909 to the groundbreaking work by Robert Plimmer, Jack Drummond and many more, UCL has been at the cutting edge of biochemistry research for over 100 years.
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This free e-book charts the history of UCL from 1826 through to the present day, highlighting its many contributions to society in Britain and around the world.