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Faculty of Biology


The agreed SBS Indicators of Excellence are based on, and expand, the more generic Indicators of Excellence at University level set out in the ACP Guidance. These are updated and approved by the Council of the School every October and are set out:

The Council's DORA recommendations are set out:

Links to the three main promotion pathways are as follows:

1) Research and Teaching Academic Career Pathways - promotion

Please submit R&T applications:

2) Teaching and Scholarship Academic Career Pathways - promotion

Please email any T&S application to:

3) Senior Research Promotions - Senior-research-promotions-procedures-and-guidance-2024

Please email any SRP application to:


The Reporter contains information about the members of the Senior Academic Promotions Committee

Mentors are senior academics who have extensive experience of the University's career development schemes and are willing to review the mentee's CV and/or application documentation and provide feedback in a confidential and supportive setting.  Please contact the dedicated email address: