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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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Chernobyl 30 years on – Prof George Shaw talks to Notts TV and BBC Radio Nottingham

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George Shaw, Professor of Environmental Science in the School of Biosciences at The University of Nottingham, talks to Mark Dennison at BBC Radio Nottingham about the work his team are doing to investigate the long term behaviour of radioactive isotopes in soils.
Date:
20/05/2016

Back to the 'wild' – Nottingham BBSRC Wheat Research Centre opens

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The new Nottingham/BBSRC Wheat Research Centre has been officially opened by 'super woman of wheat' and influential advocate for wheat research and science Jeanie Borlaug Laube.
Date:
20/05/2016

UntitledChernobyl 30 years on – the long term behaviour of radioactive isotopes in soils

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As we mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster George Shaw, Professor of Environmental Science in the School of Biosciences at The University of Nottingham, talks about the work his team are doing to investigate the long term behaviour of radioactive isotopes in soils.
Date:
20/05/2016

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7th-Symposium

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02/06/2016
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Events page for the Seventh Annual CBS Researchers Symposium

Open Days June 2016 - for pre-applicants

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24 - 25/06/2016
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The School of Biosciences is holding Open Days on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 June 2016.

 

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School of Biosciences

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

telephone: +44 (0) 115 9516400
email: biosciences-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk

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