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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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Drinkers will go cuckoo for new beers

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Beer-lovers in Nottingham and Derby will be able to sample two exciting new brews and get the first taste of a new hop variety never used before commercially thanks to a brewing project run by the University of Nottingham.
Date:
12/07/2017

Molson Coors and University raise glass to new partnership

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The University of Nottingham has agreed a new partnership with Molson Coors Brewing Company UK & Ireland which will see staff at both organisations working more closely with each other in the future.
Date:
12/07/2017

New flexible training opportunities for agri-food professionals from the AgriFood Training Partnership

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Today marks the launch of the new AgriFood Training Partnership (AFTP) which builds on the heritage of the three previous Advanced Training Partnerships (ATPs) in agri-food, food and pasture. These three partnerships were all funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) with the primary aim of translating cutting edge research into applied industry expertise with the agri-food sector. Collectively since 2012, the ATPs have delivered short course training and postgraduate qualifications to over 1500 individuals from more than 700 businesses.
Date:
11/07/2017

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Undergraduate Open Days 2017 (September)

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15 - 16/09/2017
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Attending an open day gives you the opportunity to speak to staff and students, find out key course information and explore the University's accommodation as well as other facilities.

Poultry Health Online

Date
01/10/2017

 

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School of Biosciences

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Sutton Bonington Campus
Nr Loughborough
LE12 5RD, UK

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