People, skills and training news
BBSRC Council members, institute researchers and current and former BBSRC grant holders are among those recognised in the New Year's Honours list 2015. The New Year's Honours recognise individuals for their service to the United Kingdom.
The Institute of Food Research is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Ian Charles as its new Director and to lead the programme to develop the UK’s new Centre for Food & Health to be based at the Norwich Research Park. Professor Charles returns to the UK from Australia where he is currently Director of the ithree institute, University of Technology, Sydney.
As part of a programme of activities to mark its 20th anniversary, BBSRC has awarded 12 new fellowships enabling early career scientists to carry-out independent research to become future research leaders. The Anniversary Future Leader Fellowship scheme (AFLF) provides support for researchers to gain leadership skills whilst undertaking independent research, representing BBSRC’s continued commitment to the supply of highly skilled professional scientists in the UK.