NUCLEUS
Virtual Joint Centre on Agricultural Nitrogen
University of Nottingham
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NUCLEUS:

a virtual joint centre to deliver enhanced Nitrogen Use effiCiency via an integrated SoiL-plant systEms approach for the Uk & BraSil

What we do

Our Centre focuses on optimizing the use of agricultural nitrogen to increase yields and reduce losses to the environment.

Funding

Our work is co-funded by the Newton Fund via the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and by Brazilian research funding agencies.

 

 

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News

06/09/2018

Details of the next NUCLEUS meeting in Aberdeen in November can be found here PDF format




16/10/2017

Dr. Heitor Cantarella, NUCLEUS VJC researcher from the Agronomic Institute of Campinas (IAC), wins the 2017 International Fertilizer Association Norman Borlaug Prize


 

19/04/2017

NUCLEUS researchers and students from Brazil will visit UK partners in July to discuss ongoing experiments and collaboration opportunities. A preliminary programme of the meeting is available here PDF format.


 

7th International Nitrogen Initiative Conference (INI 2016)

"Solutions to Improve Nitrogen Use Efficiency for the World". 4-8 December 2016, Melbourne, Australia

18/10/2016

NUCLEUS launched in Campinas, Brazil

The NUCLEUS Virtual Joint Centre was officially launched at a meeting on April 17-19, 2016, at the Agronomic institute of Campinas, one of the key research institutes in Latin America. 

20/06/2016

Bangor University part of Virtual Joint Centres

Bangor University begins research in Virtual Joint Centres with Brazil and China to improve nitrogen use in agriculture. 

03/06/2016

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NUCLEUS Virtual Joint Centre

Email: sacha.mooney@nottingham.ac.uk