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News from 2019


Pigs can be used to test human flu vaccines, say Pirbright scientists 

2019 call for expressions of interest to join core membership of our Strategy Advisory Panels news


Cell signalling breakthrough opens up new avenues for research news

Call for Bioscience Skills and Careers Early Career Researcher Subgroup members news


New appointment to help find fresh ideas to transform food systems 

Backing the scientists of the future: £170 million investment in bioscience 

New BBSRC brand launched as part of unified UKRI identity 


Major new projects to reveal fundamental rules of life 

Funding partnership to tackle top horticultural pest and diseases press release

£5.3m joint investment to support sustainable food production in Latin America BBSRC press release


UKRI-BBSRC Collaborative Training Partnerships (CTP) – Invitation to Comment 

Protecting biodiversity in Colombia: former guerrilla fighters becoming citizen scientists 

UK joins forces with international experts to tackle global challenges press release

BBSRC collaboration with US funders NSF and NIFA to support Breakthrough Technologies to Advance Crop Breeding news

Where are the bees? Tracking down which flowers they pollinate 

Pirbright scientists join Outreach Network for Gene Drive Research news


Nobel prize jointly awarded to UK scientist Sir Peter Ratcliffe 


Use your expertise and experience and join BBSRC's Pool of Experts and Follow-on Fund Committee news

Over £2.4m joint investment to combat pests and microbe pathogens of crops and livestock in Brazil BBSRC press release

Bioscience Big Ideas Pipeline news

Delivery plans outline vision for research and innovation in the UK BBSRC press release

Reflections of a BBSRC PhD student: Communicating the challenges of cell culture feature

Appointments to the Councils of UK Research and Innovation news


Eating blueberries every day improves heart health press release

Data-intensive bioscience review - expressions of interest for community workshops news

Gut worms may hinder the spread of prions to the brain news

BBSRC winners of Innovator of the Year 2019 news

The winter weather window that is costing UK rapeseed growers millions news

Innovator of the Year 2019 BBSRC press release


Targeting how fungi 'taste' wheat could be key to developing control press release

Genetic study reveals how gut bacteria work to keep us healthy press release

The 2019 BBSRC Innovator of the Year finalists revealed BBSRC press release

£14.8m investment to enhance health and livelihoods in the developing world BBSRC press release

Chicken immune genes could help commercial breeders reduce viral infections news

Parkinson's clues seen in tiny fish could aid quest for treatments news

Inside our world; Inside EI press release

Sugar could be sweet solution to respiratory disease news

BBSRC asks for community input on data intensive bioscience news


Scientists find new, more efficient way to reduce water use and improve plant growth news

Strength in Places Fund: Strong bids from every region and nation of the UK will be taken forward to the final decision stage news

Planned outage of Joint Electronic Submission (Je-S) system, 21-25 March 2019 news

Speaking Up For Food Security: BBSRC researcher announced as winner for first ever Global Food Security early career researcher competition press release

£45 million boost for big data bioinformatics research to drive discovery news

Testing milk samples could enhance foot-and-mouth disease surveillance news

UK Research institutes support women agricultural scientists in Ethiopia press release

BBSRC leader celebrates balance on International Women's Day news

Backing Beatrix: a legacy of encouragement feature

Silver anniversary for Babraham Institute Schools' Day! news

BBSRC Women in Science and Innovation: Winifred Elsie Brenchley feature

New study on the impact of farming technologies on salmon robustness news

People choose romantic partners with similar lifespan news


From Bird Flu to Bovine TB: £3m announced to continue the fight against animal-to-human diseases news

Pioneering study could offer protection to patients with rare genetic disease press release

Understanding feather formation could lead to cooler birds news

Research and innovation support the UK's leading agricultural event BBSRC press release

Survey seeks to gauge public opinion on gene-edited meat press release

Space worms set to help researchers understand muscle loss news

Synergistic solutions: The benefits of UK-Brazil research collaborations feature

A decade of research and innovation: BBSRC to celebrate UK-Brazil partnership at FAPESP Week London press release

Unlocking cycles of poverty with £4.1 million investment in industrial biotechnology press release

What can worms tell us about human ageing? news

Rapid gene cloning technique will transform crop disease protection press release


Hens that lay human proteins in eggs offer future therapy hope press release

The BBSRC Impact Writing Competition 2019 news

UK at forefront of global R&D collaboration with £79 million investment press release

Horizon 2020 grant holders – have you submitted your details to UKRI's portal? news

Scientists find new way to target norovirus family news