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).
- Best conference research paper was awarded to Dr Nagamani Bora from School of Biosciences, on 'Prediction and expression of hfq protein in actinobacteria', which hosts industrially significant antibiotic producers and major pathogens.
- On 16th December, Paul Wilson, Professor of Agricultural Economics, is giving evidence at the House of Lords enquiry into "Responding to price volatility: creating a more resilient agricultural sector".
- First Prize for The Student of the Year Award sponsored by EFFoST and Cargill.
- An all day workshop to explore satellite and geospatial technology for the farming industry in the 21st century and address challenges.
- Events page for the Seventh Annual CBS Researchers Symposium