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Future Food | building a rhizotron system: time-lapse

A time-lapse video of the assembly process of building a rhizotron system - part of the Future Food Beacon. For more information visit:…

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An introduction to the Ionomics Facility

An introduction to the Ionomics facility - part of the Future Food Beacon For more information visit: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/research/beacons-of-excellence/future-food/index.aspx

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Ancient DNA Facility - part one (the plan)

The first of three films in a series looking at the development of a new Ancient DNA facility, at UoN. For more information visit: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/future-food

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An Introduction to the MakerSpace

An introduction to the MakerSpace - part of the Future Food Beacon. For more information visit: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/future-food

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Modern slavery in agriculture supply chains

Dr Alexander Trautrims, Associate Professor in Supply Chain and Operations Management talks about the modelling techniques he uses in research to help policymakers make good decisions uncover modern…

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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…

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Securing the future of food

Our multidisciplinary research tackles one of the key challenges facing the planet: how do we feed ourselves as the growing global population puts unsustainable pressure on the world's…

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Expert views - Dickson Despommier on Urban Agriculture & Vertical Farming (full interview)

In September 2014 the Centre for Urban Agriculture held an international conference on Vertical Farming and Urban Agriculture. As part of the conference Dickson Despommier gave a presentation…

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Expert views - Dickson Despommier on Urban Agriculture & Vertical Farming

In September 2014 the Centre for Urban Agriculture held an international conference on Vertical Farming and Urban Agriculture. As part of the conference Dickson Despommier gave a presentation…

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Vertical Farming and Urban Agriculture conference 2014

In September 2014 the Centre for Urban Agriculture held an international conference on Vertical Farming and Urban Agriculture. Watch this video to hear from experts within the field, including: …

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HydroGarden – cultivating eco-systems for the future

In September 2014 the Centre for Urban Agriculture held an international conference on Vertical Farming and Urban Agriculture. In this video we hear from Ian Collier and Stephen Fry from HydroGarden…

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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…

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Sacred Calendars; Lammas with Alison Milbank

Lammas – from ‘Loaf Mass’ – is the original harvest thanksgiving feast when the first loaf, baked from the newly harvested grain, was presented in the local church. Because it…

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Sacred Calendars; Plough Sunday with Alison Milbank

In a world where we think of work as being a Monday to Friday affair, where food comes from a shop, and where ‘work’ and ‘religion’ belong in separate compartments, a festival…

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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.

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Global Food Security and Efficient Plants

How are scientists working to double global food production by 2050? The University of Nottingham is producing world-class research into producing nutrition-efficient plants, as part of a wider look…

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Gwawr Parry - BSc Agriculture

Gwawr enjoys the practical modules that are offered on the course.

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