Institute for Agri-Food Research and Innovation

Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Newcastle University is a world-class civic university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Our mission is to be a world-class, research-intensive University, deliver teaching and facilitate learning of the highest quality and play a leading role in the economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England.

We are committed to research excellence and innovation, including research which responds to societal needs and challenges, the application and commercialisation of research, and innovation and entrepreneurship.

Our teaching and learning is based on excellent education, informed by leading-edge research, and a wide variety of enterprise and volunteering activities.

Within Newcastle University, the School of Natural and Environmental Sciences (NES) hosts the Institute for Agri-Food Research and Innovation. The school of NES is part of the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE), renowned nationally and internationally for academic excellence across science, engineering and agriculture.

The school of NES promotes excellence in research and teaching relating to food, agriculture, rural environments, the countryside, and the rural economy. NES researchResearch extends across the spectrum of:

  • food science and human health
  • agricultural science and management
  • soil and environmental science
  • rural economy and society
  • food and product marketing

NES offer high quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across the whole spectrum of subjects, as well as agricultural business support and outreach activities.