UCR’s ‘Class of 2021’ enjoy belated celebration 

UCR’s ‘Class of 2021’ enjoy belated celebration A degree level apprentice whose research project saved her employer thousands of pounds, a mother of four who has begun a new career as a dairy herdsperson and an animal scientist whose dissertation uncovered unusual bird behaviour were among top graduates to receive awards at a belated ceremony […]

Graduate works to empower young conservationists

Graduate works to empower young conservationists As Chair of Chester Zoo’s groundbreaking Youth Board, BSc Zoo Management graduate Felix Rowan-Young has been instrumental in ensuring that the opinions of young conservationists are heard across the world famous zoo and further afield. Felix and fellow board members were recruited to the UK’s first zoo-based Youth Board […]

Robotic milking system leads the way in green digital technology

Robotic milking system leads the way in green digital technology Our recently installed automated robotic milking system and its associated data hub are already proving a fantastic asset to our campus farm by delivering training in cutting edge green technology to staff and students. The hi-spec Lely Astronaut A5 has two robotic milking stations incorporating […]

Vertical farming centre showcases technological innovation

Vertical farming centre showcases technological innovation The UK’s largest training and research centre for vertical farming has been completed at Reaseheath College and University Centre in Cheshire. Vertical farming is the practice of growing plants indoors under fully controlled and sterile conditions in stacked layers. It offers a means of growing safe, healthy and nutritious […]