Research and innovation

Resilient food systems

Learn new research-led strategies designed to mitigate the effects of climate change on agriculture and food systems

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Soil in Africa
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Sustainable food research

Our researchers collaborate with stakeholders worldwide to develop sustainable food systems in the face of the Earth’s changing climate

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Field trial by Leverhulme Centre for Climate Change Mitigation. Credit: Dr Dimitar Epihov
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Climate solutions

Research-led solutions are helping humanity to adapt to a rapidly changing climate

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Chilean forest
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Addressing global challenges

Our interdisciplinary research is delivering new knowledge and technologies

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River
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14th

in the world for Earth and Marine Sciences

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

15th

in the world for Transportation Science and Technology

ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020

100%

of research in the School of Food Science and Nutrition is

'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' latest REF

Research degrees

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