University of Nottingham School of Biosciences

University of Nottingham School of Biosciences
Who we are
The School of Biosciences is one of the strongest teaching and research centres for fundamental and applied biological and food science in the UK.

  • 97% of our work (in the Schools of Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine and Science) was judged to be of international quality
  • The school was ranked the no. 1 research environment in the UK for agriculture, veterinary and food science in the REF 2014
  • the majority of our staff are involved in research, much of which is of national and international level standing.

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
  • biotechnological processing of farm products.


University of Nottingham School of Biosciences
Sutton Bonington Campus
Sutton Bonington
LE12 5RD

Contact name:
Dr Debbie Sparkes
Position:Associate Professor in Agronomy
Tel:+44(0)115 951 6074
Fax:+44(0)115 951 6060

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