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Policy news from 2012

December

£600M investment in research and innovation welcomed  news

November

Pilot study explores new avenue for public dialogue  news

October

Report highlights contribution of institutes to BBSRC's strategy  news

Introducing The Pirbright Institute  press release

TGAC Director to step down  press release

September

Home Office legislation change for working with pathogens and toxins  news

Roadshows to gather views on peer review and committees  news

IAH to become The Pirbright Institute  news

Future synthetic biology centre welcomed by BBSRC, TSB and EPSRC  news

August

Dates for research community roadshows announced  news

July

BBSRC Annual Report and Accounts 2011-2012 published  news

New ERA for synthetic biology  news

June

Public views gathered on bioenergy  news

May

BBSRC and Rothamsted Research statements on protest in Rothamsted Park  news

BBSRC funding to tackle major challenges  news

Minister announces £250M strategic investment in UK bioscience  press release

Minister opens new facilities to boost bioscience business  press release

Open letter from the UK funding bodies to improve design and reporting of animal research  press release

BBSRC statement on damage to Rothamsted Research GM field trial  news

UK Bioscience Sector Coalition response to protection of animals used for scientific purposes  news

April

Open access publishing update  news

RCUK Capital Investment Consultation  news

March

A new strategy for UK regenerative medicine  press release

Important information for applicants preparing submissions to the 24 April responsive mode closing date  news

Huge potential of UK bio-based economy highlighted in Parliament  news

February

BBSRC Annual Report and Accounts published  news

Financial sanctions for not fulfilling grant terms and conditions  news

Welsh Language Scheme Consultation  news

New international plant science network will boost collaborative research  news

Changes to the BBSRC website  news

January

£67M investment in bioscience skills and training to help meet economic and social challenges for the future  press release 

Roslin BioCentre strikes innovation deal in Scotland  news

BBSRC Impact Report 2011 highlights impacts in food security and innovation  news