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Food Science and Engineering MRes student wins EFFoST Student of the Year 2017

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HuiQi Yeo, an MRes (Food Science and Engineering) student at the University of Nottingham's Division of Food Sciences, has won the Masters Student of the Year Award at the 2017 EFFoST (European Federation of Food Science and Technology) International Conference in Spain.
Date:
04/12/2017

Brewing partnership inspiring the next generation of brewers

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The first student to receive funding under a new partnership between the University of Nottingham and Molson Coors has undertaken a research project that looks to improve the performance of yeast in high gravity brewing.
Date:
13/11/2017

Dealing with disaster - when rooted to the spot

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When nature turns nasty plants can't run for cover, they have had to evolve to survive what the environment throws at them. Whether that's drought, flooding, saline soils or extreme temperatures, scientists, led by a team at the University of Nottingham, have now discovered that flowering plants have adopted a single biochemical mechanism to sense multiple environmental stresses, that enhances survival.
Date:
13/11/2017

Society of Food Hygine and Technology searches for student stars

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Following on from the success of its 2017 Student Award, the Society of Food Hygiene & Technology (SOFHT) has launched the search for two future food industry stars for 2018.
Date:
01/11/2017

Professor Zoe Wilson co-organises UK-Vietnam food security workshop

Professor Zoe Wilson co-organises UK-Vietnam food security workshop
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Professor Zoe Wilson, Dr Sean Mayes and Prof Nguyen Thi Lang organised a UK-Vietnam British Council Researcher Link Workshop in Can Tho, Mekong Delta, 15-17 September.
Date:
22/09/2017

Perfecting the Pipers crisp

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When Pipers Crisps — one of Britain's best-known crisp brands — wanted to understand more about the science behind their premium products and processes they turned to food experts at the University of Nottingham.
Date:
05/09/2017

Honorary degree for plant pioneer

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World leading botanist and pioneer of plant cell research, Professor Edward Cocking has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Nottingham in recognition of his achievements in the field of botanical research.
Date:
05/09/2017

Drinkers will go cuckoo for new beers

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Beer-lovers in Nottingham and Derby will be able to sample two exciting new brews and get the first taste of a new hop variety never used before commercially thanks to a brewing project run by the University of Nottingham.
Date:
12/07/2017

Molson Coors and University raise glass to new partnership

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The University of Nottingham has agreed a new partnership with Molson Coors Brewing Company UK & Ireland which will see staff at both organisations working more closely with each other in the future.
Date:
12/07/2017

New flexible training opportunities for agri-food professionals from the AgriFood Training Partnership

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Today marks the launch of the new AgriFood Training Partnership (AFTP) which builds on the heritage of the three previous Advanced Training Partnerships (ATPs) in agri-food, food and pasture. These three partnerships were all funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) with the primary aim of translating cutting edge research into applied industry expertise with the agri-food sector. Collectively since 2012, the ATPs have delivered short course training and postgraduate qualifications to over 1500 individuals from more than 700 businesses.
Date:
11/07/2017

 

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