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Biophysical Sciences Institute


Research Topics

Underpinning Research Methods

The BSI stimulates and supports research at the boundaries between the life sciences and the other physical sciences. As a result, our research is constantly evolving and changing. The novel techniques, technologies and methodologies employed by BSI members can be seen as fitting into one or more of the following broad areas:

How We Work

The BSI is a community of academics, researchers and students who have research interests at the boundary between the life sciences and the other sciences.

Our members are grounded in strong discipline-specific departments/schools and collaborate across the traditional boundaries by breaking down the barriers to communication. This allows preconceptions to be questioned, expertise to be applied in novel ways and fresh ways of thinking to be established. 

More about the BSI

2017-2018 Theme Symmetry

The BSI Theme for 2016-17 is Symmetry. To find out more about this Theme please visit