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News from 2017


The 2017 BBSRC Innovator of the Year finalists revealed news

UK's bioeconomy benefits from £319 million BBSRC investment BBSRC press release

BBSRC website disruptions news

£10 million deal to boost impact of animal science innovations press release


Future of regenerative medicine looks bright with new funding boost press release

HRH The Princess Royal officially opens the BBSRC National Vaccinology Centre at The Pirbright Institute in Surrey press release

£3.4Bn impact investment proves the UK is a global leader in research and innovation news

Immune study in chickens reveals key hurdle for Campylobacter vaccine effort press release

BBSRC welcomes extension of Chief Executive Professor Melanie Welham BBSRC press release

Scientists say they are a step closer to solving chronic bladder diseases press release

Flower-rich habitats increase survival of bumblebee families press release

BBSRC fund Enterprise Fellowships boost new business developments from research investments news

£1.5M investment supports postgraduate training in agri-food sector BBSRC press release

Detect. Lock on. Intercept. The remarkable hunting ability of the robber fly press release

New 3D spheres replicate human cells to better study infection press release

University of Glasgow forms strategic partnership with BBSRC press release

Quadram Institute reaches major construction landmark press release

Ageing can be good for you (if you're a yeast) press release


John Innes Centre scientists remove reliance on seasonality in new lines of broccoli – potentially doubling crop production press release

Egg-free surrogate chickens produced in bid to save rare breeds press release

Queen's researchers make breakthrough in fight against superbug: klebsiella pneumonia press release

New antibiotic from bacteria found on an ant could beat MRSA press release

Professor Eleanor Riley appointed to lead The Roslin Institute press release

How to be a successful pest: lessons from the green peach aphid press release

Priming Food Partnerships: Addressing challenges faced by the UK's food and drink industry BBSRC press release

Turning off the protein tap – a new clue to neurodegenerative disease press release

BBSRC website disruptions news

Researchers identify protein essential for healthy gut cell development press release

Professor Sir Mark Walport named as first chief executive of UKRI BBSRC press release

Rothamsted Research granted permission by Defra to carry out field trial with GM wheat plants press release


Policy briefs: Winter 2017 feature

Paracetamol study could open door for way to treat liver damage press release

Understanding the challenge of resistance in agriculture news

Microbes carve out a niche for themselves press release

Finding new cancer drugs in the neighbourhood press release

Researchers reveal molecules responsible for ageing in immunity cells press release

UK plant science goes from strength to strength BBSRC press release

Study identifies brain's connections in keeping related memories distinct from each other press release

Research reveals surprising health benefits of chewing your food press release

Scientists uncover hidden wheat treasures press release

Announcing BBSRC BRAVO: optimising the performance of Brassica crops BBSRC press release

Global Food Security programme unveils environmental 'tipping points' at Parliament event press release

New research sheds light on why older mothers are more likely to face birth complications press release

Double fish production while preserving biodiversity – can it be done? press release

High-sugar diet programmes a short lifespan in flies press release

Scientists develop new antibiotic for gonorrhoea press release

UK researchers to lead UK-China-Thailand-Philippines-Vietnam partnership of crucial research to underpin the long-term sustainable future of rice BBSRC press release

Complete animal genomes become easier to map thanks to revolutionary new method press release

Laser imaging of energy transfer in photosynthesis solves decades-old debate press release

New Year's Honours 2017 BBSRC press release