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).
- A University of Nottingham entry for the Food and Drink Award has been shortlisted with 4 other entries from across the globe.
- Experts at The University of Nottingham say your car could be dirtier than you think and a potential breeding ground for a host of bugs and bacteria including E. coli , Staphylococcus and mould.
- Mohammad Aref Kyyaly Ph.D. (University of Nottingham), Chris Powell Ph.D. (University of Nottingham) and Elshahat Ramadan PhD (Ain Shams University, Egypt) have published a research article in the ELSEVIER journal, Nutrition.
- Sentinel satellites can significantly contribute to regions by providing regular, timely, reliable observations for crop monitoring and management. The workshop goes into detail to showcase why Sentinel data is crucial for monitoring and forecasting as regards crop distribution, status and seasonal dynamics, as well as irrigation and water resource availability from snow and glaciers.
- The University of Nottingham will be hosting the postgraduate Russell Group Roadshow on Friday 6 November.