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New University of Liverpool research reveals that the immune response of farmed chickens does not develop fast enough to fight off Campylobacter during their short lifespan. The findings have important implications in the challenge towards developing a poultry vaccine for the bug, which is the UK's leading cause of food poisoning.


BBSRC is excited to announce Professor Melanie Welham’s role as interim Chief Executive has officially been extended until 31 March 2018. Professor Welham will continue her appointment until the creation of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) in April 2018, subject to parliamentary approval of the Higher Education and Research Bill.


New research led by the UK’s Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has revealed for the first time that flower-rich habitats are key to enhancing the survival of bumblebee families between years. The results, which come from the largest ever study of its kind on wild bumblebee populations, will help farmers and policy makers manage the countryside more effectively to provide for these vital but declining pollinators.


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