School of Biosciences

Our aim is excellence in teaching and research to sustain a healthy supply of food. We study fundamental and applied animal and plant science, agricultural production; economic and environmental sustainability; food manufacturing, processing and consumption; the interaction between food, animal and human health; food safety, and the biotechnological processing of farm products.

The School of Biosciences is proud to be an Athena Swan Bronze Award holder.

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Research Excellence Framework

The outcomes of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework have been announced. Across the Schools of Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine and Science, 97% of work was judged to be of international quality and 37% of work was assessed as world-leading (4-star). We are proud to have the top ranked research environment within Unit of Assessment 6 (Agriculture, Veterinary and Food Science). 


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University collaborates with Zoetis to improve feed efficiency in pig farming

The University of Nottingham will be undertaking a four-year project with the animal health company, Zoetis, to improve feed efficiency in pig farming.

First Technical visit for the Monogastric Centre of Excellence

In partnership with Lallemand Animal Nutrition, The Monogastric Centre of Excellence team, led by Dr Ken Mellits, welcomed around 20 visitors from relevant industries across the globe for a one day knowledge exchange program at the Sutton Bonington campus.

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Upcoming events

Food Flavour Training Course

13 - 17/04/2015
Three days Food Flavour training followed by two day "Trends in Food Flavour" Conference.

Trends in Food Flavour Conference

16 - 17/04/2015
Join internationally renowned academic and industry experts from the UK, Europe, China and the USA at the University of Nottingham's inaugural Trends in Food Flavour Conference.


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School of Biosciences

Sutton Bonington
Nr Loughborough, LE12 5RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 9516400
fax: +44 (0) 115 9516020
email: biosciences-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk

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