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BBSRC plays a crucial role in the health and vibrancy of UK bioscience. We are an investor in research and training, with the aim of furthering scientific knowledge, to promote economic growth, and to improve quality of life in the UK and beyond.


BioBlox2D is a new free mobile computer game inspired by tackling one of the hardest problems in biological science – how molecules fit together. BioBlox2D is the result of a collaboration between researchers at Imperial College London and Goldsmiths, University of London


Twice a year, the Queen awards honours to recognise individuals for their service to the UK. A number of members of the scientific and research community have been recognised in the 2017 Birthday Honours list, reflecting the importance of discovery and innovation to the UK.


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