School of Biosciences
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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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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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Nottingham patients to benefit from £30 million

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As one of six sites in the UK awarded funding from Health Data Research UK the Midlands partnership, made up of the Universities of Birmingham, Leicester, Nottingham, Warwick, and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, aims to make pioneering improvements in people's health.
Date:
09/02/2018

BBSRC funding: University of Nottingham joins UK top three

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Dr Richard Masterman, Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research Strategy and Performance, celebrates the University's outstanding success in securing funding from BBSRC.
Date:
30/01/2018

University of Nottingham professors shortlisted for prestigious Newton Prize

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Two University of Nottingham professors have been shortlisted for the 2017 Newton Prize, an annual £1 million fund awarded for the best research or innovation that supports the economic development and social welfare of developing countries.
Date:
30/01/2018

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Upcoming events

Food Flavour Training Course

Date
10 - 12/04/2018
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Three days Food Flavour training from industry and academic experts.

Food Oral Processing Conference 2018

Date
01 - 04/07/2018
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The 5th International Conference on Food Oral Processing will be hosted by the University of Nottingham in July 2018, bringing together around 200 industry and academic delegates interested in all aspects of eating and oral processing.

 

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School of Biosciences

University of Nottingham
Sutton Bonington Campus
Nr Loughborough
LE12 5RD, UK

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