University of Nottingham Malaysia
School of Biosciences





Current research activities

Research within the School of Biosciences focuses on:

Research centres

The School of Biosciences is home to two research centres:

Biotechnology Research Centre (BRC), a premier centre for research on applying biotechnological tools and advanced molecular techniques and breeding strategies

Centre of Excellence for Postharvest Biotechnology (CEPB), which focuses on reducing postharvest losses, developing novel technologies to extend shelf-life and enhance health promoting nutrients of fruits and vegetables and developing alternative technologies to synthetic fungicides to manage postharvest diseases.

We also work closely with the Crops for the Future Research Centre (CFFRC), a premier international centre for research and development of underutilised crops, the School in Malaysia plays a crucial role in addressing the challenges of global food security.

Research centres

Biotechnology Research Centre (BRC)

Centre of Excellence for Postharvest Biotechnology (CEPB)

Crops for the Future Research Centre (CFFRC)

Research partners and collaborations

The School has strong collaborations nationally and internationally. Some of our research collaborative partners are:

  • Applied Agricultural Resources Sdn. Bhd. (AAR)
  • Medklinn Sdn. Bhd
  • Azotic Technologies
  • Sime Darby Sdn Bhd
  • Felda Global Ventures Research and Development Sdn. Bhd
  • Malaysia Palm Oil Board
  • University Putra Malaysia
  • University of Malaya
  • University Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • Monash University Malaysia
  • National University of Singapore
  • Cancer Research Malaysia
  • University of Western Australia
  • Nelson Mandela Africa Institute of Science and Technology, Arusha Tanzania
  • John Innes Centre
  • Fraunhover, USA

School of Biosciences

University of Nottingham Malaysia
Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan

telephone: +6 (03) 8924 8000
fax: +6 (03) 8924 8018

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