School of Biosciences
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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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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). 


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House of Lords enquiry into Agricultural Resilience

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".

29th EFFoST International Conference

First Prize for The Student of the Year Award sponsored by EFFoST and Cargill.

IChemE Global Awards Shortlist

A University of Nottingham entry for the Food and Drink Award has been shortlisted with 4 other entries from across the globe.

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Upcoming events

Food Flavour Training Course

21 - 23/03/2016
Three days Food Flavour training from industry and academic experts.


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School of Biosciences

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

telephone: +44 (0) 115 9516400

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