School of Biosciences

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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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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IChemE Global Awards Shortlist

A University of Nottingham entry for the Food and Drink Award has been shortlisted with 4 other entries from across the globe.

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Experts at The University of Nottingham say your car could be dirtier than you think and a potential breeding ground for a host of bugs and bacteria including E. coli , Staphylococcus and mould.

New research article: Preparation of iron-enriched baker's yeast and its efficiency in recovery of rats from dietary iron deficiency

Mohammad Aref Kyyaly Ph.D. (University of Nottingham), Chris Powell Ph.D. (University of Nottingham) and Elshahat Ramadan PhD (Ain Shams University, Egypt) have published a research article in the ELSEVIER journal, Nutrition.

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School of Biosciences

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

telephone: +44 (0) 115 9516400

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