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Members of the bioscience community, including current and former BBSRC grant holders, panellists, and institute researchers are among those recognised in the New Year's Honours list 2017. The New Year's Honours recognise individuals for their service to the United Kingdom.

Funding for a Scientific Secretariat for the International Research Consortium (IRC) on Animal Health has been approved from the Horizon 2020, EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. STAR-IDAZ IRC, an exciting initiative to coordinate animal health research globally was launched in Brussels in January 2016.

Today we announce £18.9M of funding to support world-class industry-led collaborative doctoral training through Collaborative Training Partnerships (CTP). The investment will train and develop 189 PhD students to produce skilled people for the research base and build capability in the UK workforce.