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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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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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NottinghamAgriculture Students in Final of Farm Apprentice 2016

300 applicants applied for a place on the prestigious Farm Apprentice boot camp. Three out of the 10 finalists are studying an Agriculture course at Nottingham's Sutton Bonington Campus.

2016 National Student Survey

The School of Biosciences is delighted that final year students gave an overall satisfaction rating of 91% in the NSS 2016.

2016-2017 Language Centre module enrolment

Enrolment takes place from Monday 26 September to Wednesday 28 September: precise dates dependent on which modules you wish to study.

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Rate limiting steps in terrestrial nitrogen cycling

Dr Mark Farrell from CSIRO Adelaide. All staff and students welcome.

Café Connect 2016

27 - 28/10/2016
Wellcome Trust funded University Research Café in Nottingham City Centre.


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School of Biosciences

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

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