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Chocolate from tree to bar - Chocolate and the Brain

Part four of our 2022 Royal Society Summer Exhibition video series, “Chocolate: from the tree to the bar”. In this fourth video, we look at how scientists can use MRI technology to detect…

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Chocolate from tree to bar - Making Chocolate

Part three of our 2022 Royal Society Summer Exhibition video series, “Chocolate: from the tree to the bar”. In this video we visit the workshop of award winning chocolate maker Luisa…

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Chocolate from tree to bar - Chocolate Flavour

Part two of our 2022 Royal Society Summer Exhibition video series, “Chocolate: from the tree to the bar”. In this video we explore the origins of chocolate flavour in cocoa beans and how…

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Chocolate from tree to bar - Cocoa Farming

Part one of our 2022 Royal Society Summer Exhibition video series, “Chocolate: from the tree to the bar”. In this first video, we look at how cocoa is farmed, harvested and…

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Ancient and Environmental DNA Facility - part two (building the ÆDNA lab)

An update on the construction of the Ancient and Environmental DNA Lab, at "The Limes", Sutton Bonington

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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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FoodSHOTS Episode 4: Bacon

An introduction to the science behind bacon and curing with Dr Tristan Dew of the Future Food Beacon. For more information about Future Food research at the University of Nottingham visit:…

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How can we deliver a healthy, sustainable, carbon-neutral UK food supply? - Dr Peter Noy video

Dr Peter Noy talking head video introducing the Future Food Beacon's food policy recommendations. This was filmed by Sense About Science as part of Evidence Week in November 2020

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How can we deliver a healthy, sustainable, carbon-neutral UK food supply? - animation

1 minute animation bringing to life an infographic produced for the Future Food Beacon by Sense About Science for Evidence Week in November 2020.

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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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FoodSHOTS Episode 3: Jams, fruit preserves and pectin

An introduction to the science of jams and pectin gels, with Dr Tristan Dew of the Future Food Beacon. For more information about Future Food research at the University of Nottingham visit:…

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Top 10 Restaurants and Cafés in Nottingham

Emily shares some of her favourite places too eat and drink in Nottingham city.

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FoodSHOTS Episode 1: Homebrew

An introduction to the science of beer and homebrewing, with Dr Tristan Dew of the Future Food Beacon. For more information about Future Food research at the University of Nottingham visit:…

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FoodSHOTS Episode 2: Bread (Sourdough)

An introduction to the science of bread and sourdough, with Dr Tristan Dew of the Future Food Beacon For more information about Future Food research at the University of Nottingham visit:…

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What is wrong with our food system? A talk by Prof Jose Graziano da Silva

In October 2019 the Future Food Beacon hosted outgoing Director-General of FAO, Prof Jose Graziano da Silva, in Nottingham. Prof da Silva gave a talk titled 'What is wrong with our food…

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Future Food Beacon researchers giving a Science on Tap lecture

This is a brief video of highlights from our Science on Tap lecture, delivered in Beijing, China in March 2019. Drs Kate Millar, Levi Yant and Prof Zoe Wilson gave a talk on the future of food.

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Advanced Manufacturing Building official opening

With manufacturing on the cusp of a technological revolution, a flagship research facility has opened its doors at the University of Nottingham to help future-proof UK industry in a competitive…

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Nottingham and Malaysia Day 2018

On 25th April we celebrated everything Malaysia with a special day of food, dancing, games and staff and student information sessions. These activities were all part of Malaysia week. For more…

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Biosciences 360 facilities tour

Take a look around our Sutton Bonington Campus to see the range of facilities available to students studying in the School of Biosciences. www.nottingham.ac.uk/biosciences

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Pepsi - Tim Ingmire

Tim discusses his experiences working at Pepsi including the global impact the food processing industry can have on challenges such as water usage.

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Vlog: Cool places to go in Nottingham city centre

3rd year Biology students Adreanna and Florence take us on a wine and dine tour of Nottingham city centre. If you're looking for the best places to hang out, grab some grub or enjoy a drink then…

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Do cloned Bramleys taste better than grafted Bramleys?

Visitors to this year’s Southwell Bramley Apple Festival are going to be asked a big question – does apple juice made from Bramleys cloned from the original tree taste different to apple…

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The Future of Research Excellence and Global Impact

Securing sustainable food supplies, ending slavery and developing greener transport systems, are three of six most pressing global challenges the University of Nottingham on the 22 June 2017 set…

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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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Objects of Belief; The Table

Tables are a part of everyday life, but they also have significance in many religious rituals which are connected with food / eating. Here Prof. Tom O’Loughlin looks at a range of meanings…

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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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Why Study Ethics in the Hebrew Bible with Carly Crouch

In discussion of ethics and morality one can often hear someone say that ‘the bible says … .’ But this video explores how what ‘the bible says’ is far from a simple…

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Preliminary Processing Operations - Food Video Library

The Food Video Library was set up to give students a cross sectional view of the food industry without having to visit any factories. The videos were compiled from material donated by the food…

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Food Packaging - Food Video Library

The Food Video Library was set up to give students a cross sectional view of the food industry without having to visit any factories. The videos were compiled from material donated by the food…

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Food Canning - Food Video Library

The Food Video Library was set up to give students a cross sectional view of the food industry without having to visit any factories. The videos were compiled from material donated by the food…

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Freezing - Food Video Library

The Food Video Library was set up to give students a cross sectional view of the food industry without having to visit any factories. The videos were compiled from material donated by the food…

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Why Study The Israelite Identity with Carly Crouch

Identity is an important topic in seeking to understand a religion. It expresses itself in culture, rules about food, marriage, dress, and views of the divine. In this video Dr Carly Crouch looks at…

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SB Fest 2016

The students of Sutton Bonington pulled it out of the bag for another SB Fest. Filled to the brim with food and drink from the local area plus music and fun activities for little ones too, SB Fest…

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Problem-Based Learning in MSc Food Production Management course

Problem-Based Learning in MSc Food Production Management course at The University of Nottingham. For more information about the course…

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MSc Food Production Management

A short introduction of MSc Food Production Management course at The University of Nottingham. For more information about the course visit:…

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A-Z of Theology; K is for Kitchen

Prof. Tom O’Loughlin reminds us that one can think of religion in terms of the activities of the study, the library, of a temple: books, ideas, philosophy, and formal historical narratives. But…

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Vlog: Healthy eating at uni

Charlotte gives some tips on how to eat healthily at uni. See more of Charlotte's videos https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD-n-vgKgemZ50S0F9t_hSw

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Brewing Science Course Overview

A short introduction of MSc Brewing Science and Practice course at The University of Nottingham. For more information about the course…

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Vets in the Community - how Nottingham vet students help the homeless and their pets

University of Nottingham vet students hold vet clinics twice a month at the offices of the Big Issue in Nottingham for the pets of the homeless and vulnerably housed. The 'Vets in the…

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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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Future scientists explore food with ScienceJennie

How do you encourage children's hunger to learn? How do you inspire a fascination with science? Food is a good place to start. In August 2014, at Sutton Bonington Campus, recent Nottingham PhD…

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Sacred Calendars; Ramadan

Dr Musharef Hussain, an Iman in Nottingham, explains what happens during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. During this month one of the most obvious practices is that of fasting during the hours of…

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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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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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The BBC award-winning Sutton Bonington Farmers' Market

The popular student-run Sutton Bonington Farmers' Market has been named Market of the Year in the 13th BBC Food & Farming Awards. Read more at http://tiny.cc/k7dsow Video by Anne Smart…

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Getting the best out of food bank parcels

Dietitians Week 9 - 13 June 2014 - here's some advice from dietitians in The University of Nottingham's School of Biosciences on getting the best out of food parcels.

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Fruit and veg - 5 a day advice

Dietitians Week 9 - 13 June 2014 - Iga Kasperek, a Masters in Nutrition student at The University of Nottingham, was President and is now Vice-President of the University’s Nutrition and…

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‘Dietitians Week’: Where are all the male dietitians?

A lecturer in dietetics at The University of Nottingham has helped to start a campaign to encourage more men to consider taking up careers in the field of nutrition. As part of Dietitians Week,…

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SB Cakeoff: The Movie

March 2014 saw the return of the hugely popular Sutton Bonington Science Cake Competition for Sport Relief. The competition raised £610. This year's committee consisted of academic…

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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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Fast food sensation - Malaysian style

Take five graduates from The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, add a sprinkling of entrepreneurial spirit, drum up an appetite for fast food with the help of social media and you have the…

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Catherine Carville - BSc Nutrition and Food Science with a Certificate in European Studies

Catherine explains why food science was an obvious choice.

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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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Making sure the food we grow is good enough to eat

A new Centre of Excellence for Post-Harvest Biotechnology has opened at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. It aims to reduce food losses and improve overall quality and food safety.

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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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Anisha Parmar - PhD Crop Improvement

Anisha tells us how well she works with her supervisor.

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Cooking on a budget & making meals tasty with Michelin Star Chef Sat Bains

In this video Sat gives advice on how to shop for food on a budget and what unusual condiments can be used to liven up your meals. Sat Bains is an award winning British Chef best known for his two…

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How will Plants Cope with Climate Change?

Crucial international research into climate change and agriculture is being carried out at the University of Nottingham. Find out more about international research at the University of Nottingham on…

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How Ethical are Biofuels?

Researchers at the University of Nottingham explain how their work on Bio-fuel and it's social impact is a pioneering project in the UK. Assuring sustainable biofuels at the University of…

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Global Food Security and Price

Traded raw agricultural commodities such as wheat, coffee, sugar, cocoa and rice, and the way those flows move around the global economy, has implications for consumption and production. It also has…

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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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Sun Yiren - China Street Food

Sun gives a flavour of life on our China Campus in Ningbo.

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Diriisa Mugampoza (Eddie) - PhD Food Microbiology

Diriisa talks about his experience of being a student with a family at Nottingham.

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Bumni Banire - MSc Food Production Management

Bumni tells us about her ambitions for the future.

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Global Food Security

The University of Nottingham understands the diversity of factors that contribute to making food security one of the most important global issues today. Will you help us to identify environmentally,…

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