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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

Students add flavour to annual food science event

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Food scientists from the School of Biosciences at the University of Nottingham recently flew out to Belfast to attend the Nursten Postgraduate Flavour PhD Symposium, and for some it provided a rare opportunity to present their research work to a leading network of developing scientists from across the UK.
Date:
11/07/2017

How thirsty roots go in search of water

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Scientists from the University of Nottingham, England and Tohoku University, Japan have helped to solve a mystery that has fascinated scientists since Charles Darwin - how plant roots sense water and change direction to find it. In a world where water for agriculture is becoming a global challenge this could lead to improved crop varieties which are better at foraging for water.
Date:
23/06/2017

CT scans reveal underground world of worms

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CT images of underground soil structures, created by worms and imaged by the University of Nottingham, are being revealed in a half-term display at the Science Museum in London from 29-31 May.
Date:
23/06/2017

Insights from pig embryos shed light into early human development

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How do the precursors of sperm and eggs form during human development? It's a question that has puzzled scientists for over two centuries. Now researchers at the University of Nottingham and the Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge have uncovered the origins of these elusive cells.
Date:
08/06/2017

 

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