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Drinkers will go cuckoo for new beers

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.

Molson Coors and University raise glass to new partnership

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.

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

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.

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The centre is host to a team of experts exploring and promoting Urban Agriculture and Vertical Farming.


Innovative technologies are used to produce high value, safe and fresh foods.


This landmark conference on Vertical Farming and Urban Agriculture took place in Nottingham, September 2014.


The centre is based at a 100 acre countryside campus in Sutton Bonington.


telephone: +44(0)115 9516293
fax: +44(0)115 9516292
email: email@nottingham.ac.uk