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Exploring new ways to feed the world

In the face of climate change we must develop new, resilient crops. Yields must also increase to feed the additional two billion people expected by 2050. Future Food addresses the challenge of…

From  Debs Storey on June 19th, 2017 0 likes 1,035 plays 0  

Sacred Calendars; Rogationtide with Alison Milbank

Rogationtide is the Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday before Ascension Thursday: it was, and to some extent still is, a time when God’s blessing was asked upon the springtime and the work in the…

From  Simon Barnett on September 10th, 2014 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Talk on Bambara Groundnut impresses at UK PlantSci 2014

One of the two prize winners speaking in the ‘Future generations’session of this year's UK PlantSci event organised by UK Plant Sciences Federation was Presidor Kendabie. The…

From  Lindsay Brooke on April 15th, 2014 0 likes 88 plays 0  

Crops for the Future - work on new centre begins

The development of a new Crops for the Future Research Centre begins alongside the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

From  Digital Communications on October 3rd, 2013 0 likes 62 plays 0  

Gold at Chelsea for The University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham won the RHS Best Environment Exhibit Award at the 100th Chelsea Flower Show for its stand highlighting the challenges of global food security. In the words of Alan…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 78 plays 0  

Nitrogen-fixing bacteria helps crops to 'feed' themselves

World changing technology developed by experts at The University of Nottingham enables crops to take nitrogen from the air reducing the use of expensive and environmentally damaging fertilisers.

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 14 plays 0