Centre for Urban Agriculture

Centre for Urban Agriculture




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In search of the roots of roots: 400 million years of plant root evolution

As part of The Palaeontology Association exceptional lecturer scheme Sandy Hetherington will be presenting a talk on the evolution of roots.

FAST PROF Seminars

Faculty of Science Training Programme in Funding for Research (FAST PROF)The Science Research Development Team are organising a series of online training sessions over the summer to aid applicants for research funding. Most are targeted at early career researchers and staff new to Nottingham, but they are all open to anyone in the Faculty who would like to learn more. All sessions will be hosted by members of our Faculty Research Development team, with input from Faculty Research Operations, central Research and Innovation and academic colleagues as appropriate.

The School of Biosciences Research Webinar Series

The aim of the School of Biosciences Research Webinar Series is to provide attendees with a stronger understanding of how research finances work, how to optimise grant applications and publicise their research. The main target audience will be early career researchers (postdocs, research fellows) but some of the content will also be of interest to more established members of staff. The upcoming seminars are listed below:Writing impactful papers and publicising research activity (8th September 2021)

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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