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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 Silver Award holder.

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The University of Nottingham's Agriculture and Forestry degree is placed 34th in the world in a new ranking of individual subjects.

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The University of Nottingham's Agriculture and Forestry degree is placed 34th in the world in a new ranking of individual subjects.
Date:
12/04/2014

Turning waste into wealth

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Waste is a valuable resource that could earn the UK tens of billions of pounds, according to a new report by the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee. The findings were influenced by research from UoN's Professor Greg Tucker.
Date:
04/04/2014

New full-time MSc in Brewing Science & Practice is announced

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The University of Nottingham, internationally recognised for its excellence in cutting edge research and teaching in Brewing Science, is to introduce a new full-time Masters course in Brewing, commencing September 2014. The MSc in Brewing Science and Practice will be based at the University's Sutton Bonington Campus, where extensive pilot brewing facilities were commissioned in 2011. The course will take graduate level scientists and train them for a career in the Brewing industry.
Date:
21/03/2014

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Food Flavour Course

Date
23 - 25/04/2014
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Full funding is available for UK industry delegates to attend this four day programme introducing the latest approaches to flavour science and research.

Circling the Square: Research, politics, media and impact

Date
20 - 22/05/2014
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An international conference organised by the Science, Technology and Society priority group.

 

School of Biosciences

Sutton Bonington
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Nr Loughborough, LE12 5RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 9516400
fax: +44 (0) 115 9516020
email: biosciences-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk

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