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BBSRC has recently invested in six projects to be funded through the Newton Fund to combat one of the biggest threats to food security - agricultural losses due to pests and pathogens that are resistant to current treatments. Agricultural pests and pathogens on which current treatments have no effect are constantly emerging leaving farmers helpless to control for outbreaks.


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 and follow-on fund committee to ensure that we continue to invest in high-quality research, innovation and training in the biosciences.


Do you have an exciting and ambitious Big Idea? Introducing the Biosciences Big Ideas Pipeline.


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