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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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New-look super laboratory to benefit Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine students

Teaching space within North Laboratory Building at Sutton Bonington has been refurbished and named in honour of a world-leading Nottingham academic to acknowledge his contribution to animal science. The new laboratory was opened in a celebratory ceremony that took place on Friday 27 January.

Significant investment in our world-changing research

Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, introduces the new Beacons of Excellence – leading research areas that will have a far-reaching impact on some of today's global challenges.

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The digestion of galactolipids, the main lipids on the earth, and its importance for the uptake of alpha-linolenic acid

The digestion of galactolipids, the main lipids on the earth, and its importance for the uptake of alpha-linolenic acid

Manufacturing Food Futures 2017

30 - 31/03/2017
Manufacturing Food Futures 2017 by EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Food.


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School of Biosciences

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

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