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BBSRC is now inviting applications for the annual awards that celebrate the best innovations arising from biological science research. Each year the BBSRC Innovator of the Year awards recognise and reward individuals and small teams who have harnessed the potential of their excellent research.


One of BBSRC’s strategically funded institutes has been awarded a Silver Athena SWAN award for the way it works to embed equality. Silver Athena SWAN awards recognise a significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality. 


Leading research teams will join businesses and government departments to tackle the impacts of climate change on our towns and cities and the countryside. Four research programmes established with £60 million of funding have been announced by Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.