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Volunteering

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Volunteers' Week

How our students and staff are making a difference worldwide

Throughout the lockdown period, our amazing staff, students and alumni have been volunteering across the world, so this year is more important than ever to say thank you to those who have given their time and services to help others when it’s needed most.

Research

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Institute for Sustainable Food

Fighting plant disease without pesticides

Our experts have launched a study with the aim to develop plant ‘probiotics’ that could help fight diseases and pests without the need for pesticides. The study could support farmers to grow tomatoes and soft fruits year-round and in urban areas.