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In the Department of Animal Sciences, we focus our research on the links between food, diet and health as well as advancing our understanding of the environmental cost of using animals as food producers.

Visit the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development website to learn more about our research


Meet the team

Our community of staff includes internationally renowned academics, recognised for the excellence of their teaching and research.


Our facilities

Explore our range of specialist research and teaching facilities provided by the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development.

PhD study

Join a diverse and supportive PhD community in the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development. You'll develop your research skills alongside our internationally recognised researchers.