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News from 2015 tagged as news

December

£10M UK-India Virtual Joint Centres in Agricultural Nitrogen news

Testing England Cricketers: performance and vision video 

New smartphone app to help UK farmers protect crops news

New insights into genetic cause of autoimmune diseases news

November

Prof Jackie Hunter to step down as BBSRC Chief Executive news

Why we need to invest in our longer life video 

Survey seeks views on imaging for the biosciences news

The Nurse Review – Ensuring a Successful Research Endeavour news

How to save British wildlife: use your loaf news

Could plants help to save our seas? video 

Could seaweed help to beat obesity? video 

IB Catalyst programme round 5 news

Launch of a roadmap for non-animal technologies news

Rothamsted Research and the Value of Excellence news

October

Competition to design farming related science activities news

International Wheat Yield Partnership awards funding for eight projects news

Two finalists advance from Biotechnology YES workshop news

Early-career researcher competition to produce GFS report on sustainable nutrition news

Surface waves influence how a cell divides news

New BBSRC Pool of Experts and Committee members video 

Director of The Pirbright Institute stepping down news

Ancient alga knew how to survive on land before it left water and evolved into first plant video 

BBSRC survey of non-faculty researchers news

September

Yeast treasure-trove goes live news

New collaborative research funding opportunities for UK and Irish researchers news

Researchers, innovators and local authorities to realise vision for future cities news

Innovator of the Year 2016 open for applications news

First GFS Food System Resilience call opens news

Poster competition for researchers working on new breeding technologies news

Research Councils consult on technology development news

Plants vs Explosives video 

Survey on arthropod vector biology and vector borne disease news

Genome-editing position statement news

August

BBSRC funds international disease transmission study news

Pioneering spin-out sold for $160M news

July

BBSRC awards £1.5M for Impact Acceleration Accounts news

What is the bioeconomy? news

Independent reports highlight economic benefits of bioscience news

Dr Celia Caulcott appointed Vice-Provost, Enterprise, at UCL news

June

BBSRC Chief Executive wins pharmaceutical prize news

New research projects announced to support sustainable aquaculture news

BBSRC commit £2M to improve animal health and welfare news

Birthday Honours 2015 news

John Innes Centre scientists help settle an epigenetic debate news

New innovation and skills sections for the BBSRC website news

£4M to fund important food crops from BBSRC and NERC news

May

Global Food Security (GFS) develops new funding programme news

Call for BBSRC Pool of Experts, Strategy Panels and Committees news

April

How do bone cells grow in space? video 

Innovator of the Year news

March

A new vision for Food, Nutrition and Health research news

Report identifies opportunities for scaling up industrial biotechnology and bioenergy news

BBSRC vision of bioscience for health news

Biotechnology YES underway in 20th year with a new partner on board news

Changes to BBSRC fellowships following fundamental review news

New Chair and Council Members for BBSRC news

Je-S system unavailable for five days in April 2015 news

Changes to iCASE studentships news

BBSRC website moves to new platform news

2015 BBSRC Innovator of the Year finalists announced news

£12M for first national Centre for Agricultural Innovation news

Scientists transfer pathogen-sensing 'antenna' gene to wheat news

CT scanning shows why tilting trees produce better biofuel news

BBSRC and RSE renew commitment to Enterprise Fellowships news

February

Preferred candidate for next BBSRC Chair announced news

Rainbow Seed Fund invests in Synthace news

Report identifies vulnerable research skills and capabilities in the UK news

January

BBSRC describes 'vision' for postdoctoral researchers news

BBSRC publishes latest Impact Report news

Biological Visualization Network is launched news

New Director for Institute of Food Research news

New Year's Honours 2015 news

Join the Animal Welfare Research Network news