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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BRAVO! Optimising the performance of brassica crops

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The University of Nottingham is to play a lead role in a new 5-year project aimed at combating the losses experienced by two of the UK's most economically valuable vegetable crops.
Date:
17/01/2017

Wheat training foundation offers hope to end rural poverty

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In her youth, Tunisian Manel Othmeni developed an interest in interacting with plants, a fascination that later grew into a passion for wheat research. Now, with the help of the Borlaug Training Foundation and Monsanto's Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program, Othmeni is a doctoral student studying abroad with Ian and Julie King, two top global wheat scientists, at Britain's University of Nottingham.
Date:
28/10/2016

Environmental Business of the Year - 'Putting the Super back into SuperMarket'

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Won by third year Nutrition & Dietetics student, Lisa Gertson, for her work in setting up a new kind of farmers' market, the Mapperley Food Assembly.
Date:
24/10/2016

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Seminar - Animated soils: transforming human-soil affections through science, culture and community

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20/01/2017
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Dr Maria Puig de la Bellacasa, Leicester University, will be presenting a talk entitled:"Animated soils: transforming human-soil affections through science, culture and community"

 

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School of Biosciences

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

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