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).
- In February this year three students taking an MSc in Brewing Science and Practice at The University of Nottingham, got the opportunity to brew and market their own beer with Castle Rock brewery as part of their project dissertation. Last night saw the official launch of Alternate Universe - described by the team as a pleasantly drinkable beer!
- A team of three postgraduate MSc Brewing Science and Practice students are launching a 3,000 litre batch of commercial beer. The beer - 'Alternate Universe' - will be officially launched at 7.30pm on Tuesday 12 July at the Canalhouse pub in Nottingham. All welcome.
- The University of Nottingham will be taking the lead for dairy research as part of a new £27.7m national Centre of Innovation in Livestock (CIEL). CIEL is a government funded initiative which aims to deliver world leading research in livestock health and production to deliver improved food security and farming sustainability.
- 09 - 10/09/2016
- The School of Biosciences is holding Open Days on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 September 2016.