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BBSRC, part of UK Research and Innovation, is now looking for people to join our pool of experts to provide knowledge and insight. BBSRC plays a crucial role in the health and vibrancy of UK bioscience and is now looking for people to join our pool of experts, research committee and follow-on fund committee to ensure that we continue to invest in high-quality research, innovation and training in the biosciences.

Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton and Professor Rob Honey from Cardiff University have been named as BBSRC’s Innovator of the year 2018 - awards that celebrate excellent research which has demonstrated impact. Twelve finalists competed for the title at The Mermaid London last night, 16 May 2018.

On the eve of BBSRC’s 10th annual Innovator of the Year awards we’re delighted to hear that Eileen Ingham and John Fisher from the University of Leeds have been shortlisted for the 2018 European Inventor of the Year award for inventing a technique to wash cells and DNA out of tissue, so it is not rejected when transplanted into human bodies.The pair were finalists in BBSRC’s Innovator of the Year awards in 2009.