At the heart of our past and current research lies the need to feed a growing world population in a more sustainable manner. We deliver wide impact through tackling important challenges, through an open innovation culture and through working with partners worldwide. Read more about some of our past successes and the impact we are aiming to have in our ongoing research.


Our science strategy is challenge-led. Achieving economically and environmentally sustainable farming practices is its primary inspiration. A unique combination of scientific expertise, capabilities and focus enables Rothamsted Research to create new knowledge by interrogating complex biological, physical and chemical interactions at different scales; Discover, innovate and fast track new thinking, new ideas and technologies; Deliver and interpret large amounts of data that inform and inspire others and provide an international impact and influence from farm to policy level.

Read more about the impact we are hoping to have in the future.


Read more about our people and the work they do