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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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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; Harvest Festival with Alison Milbank

Most of the time of most humans for most of history has been spent obtaining and preparing food for our survival. So for theists, food is both the gift of God and the work of human hands, and each…

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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…

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Savemore Ngirazi - PhD Biosciences

Postgraduate PhD student, Savemore Ngirazi, talks about studying his PhD in Biosciences at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

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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.

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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…

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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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