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Arthur Willis Environment Centre

The Arthur Willis Environment Centre is one of the UK’s largest and most advanced controlled environment facilities. Our work supports a wide range of industries, including agricultural technology, horticulture, plant science and pharmaceuticals.

Knowledge Exchange

Our Knowledge Exchange team is available to unite academic experts from the University of Sheffield's departments with colleagues from the public and private sectors, to develop new products, processes and services.

Related information

We're part of the University of Sheffield's Institute for Sustainable Food:

We're based in the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences:

Other facilities

Alternative plant science research facilities are available at the Sir David Read Controlled Environment Facility: