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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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Food Science PhD student wins IFST Young Scientist Competition (Midlands)

Imogen Ramsey, a first year PhD student at the University of Nottingham's Division of Food Sciences, has won the Midlands IFST Young Scientist Competition (Postgraduate).

2017 - University of Nottingham to host Anthias Consulting's Gas Chromatography courses

Anthias Consulting is running two key training courses at The University of Nottingham in July 2017.

GODAN Farming Challenge 2017

A competition to find solutions for local farming in growing cities using open (agri & nutrition) data. Working towards the goal of zero hunger. Prize EUR 1,000

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School of Biosciences

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

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