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).
- The University of Nottingham will be undertaking a four-year project with the animal health company, Zoetis, to improve feed efficiency in pig farming.
- In partnership with Lallemand Animal Nutrition, The Monogastric Centre of Excellence team, led by Dr Ken Mellits, welcomed around 20 visitors from relevant industries across the globe for a one day knowledge exchange program at the Sutton Bonington campus.
- 13 - 17/04/2015
- Three days Food Flavour training followed by two day "Trends in Food Flavour" Conference.
- 16 - 17/04/2015
- Join internationally renowned academic and industry experts from the UK, Europe, China and the USA at the University of Nottingham's inaugural Trends in Food Flavour Conference.