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).
- How do the precursors of sperm and eggs form during human development? It's a question that has puzzled scientists for over two centuries. Now researchers at the University of Nottingham and the Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge have uncovered the origins of these elusive cells.
- Congratulations to the University of Nottingham colleagues, who have been awarded academic promotions effective from 1 August 2017
- Imogen Ramsey, a first year PhD student at the University of Nottingham's Division of Food Sciences, has won the Midlands IFST Young Scientist Competition (Postgraduate).
- 30/06/2017 - 01/07/2017
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