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.
New course - Consumer Behaviour: Food and Nutrition BSc | MSci
Combine excellent scientific knowledge with in-depth understanding of the factors that influence consumer food choices.
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Research Excellence Framework 2014
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).
- The next in the series of Redressing the Balance Fora is on Wednesday 30th May.
- Martin Broadley, in collaboration with Louise Anders of the British Geological Survey, has won the BBSRC Innovator of the Year 2018 award for international impact. This is a great accolade for Martin and colleagues, whose world-leading research is changing lives in Sub-Saharan Africa. Congratulations to Martin and all who are involved in this brilliant work!
- Henry Scholefield, a second-year student studying BSc (Hons) Agriculture at the University of Nottingham is the winner of the Beef Student of the Year award presented by the Beef Shorthorn Cattle Society in Birmingham yesterday, 23 April. He received a £1,000 award, whilst the university he represented was presented with £1,000 towards a beef educational project.