15 February 2016

Norwich to be home to the Quadram Institute, a new multi-million pound Food & Health research centre

The Quadram Institute is the name of the new centre for food and health research that will integrate research teams from the IFR and UEA’s Faculty of Science and Norwich Medical School with the NNUHs’ gastrointestinal endoscopy facility under one roof. 

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3 February 2016

Autophagy - A review of techniques

The third edition of “Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy” was recently published , featuring the Autophagy Regulatory Network resource and co-authored by Dr Tamas Korcsmaros

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12 January 2016

New research quantifies Clostridium botulinum spores in raw food materials

A new study from the Institute of Food Research has provided information about the likely numbers of spores of Clostridium botulinum in raw food materials

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11 January 2016

More weapons but less ammo: benefits and drawbacks of selenium supplementation for immunity

A new study has found that selenium supplementation can have positive and negative effects on our immune system

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18 December 2015

Ugandan mushroom project brings hope to orphans in Africa

IFR has helped a Ugandan orphanage cultivate mushrooms, as part of a larger project aimed helping Ugandans improve their livelihoods

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8 December 2015

Climate change and food safety – a complex and important issue

Professor Mike Peck blogs following a Food Standards Agency event on climate change and food safety

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7 December 2015

Study points to how gut bacteria evolved host specificity

Genomic analysis provides clues for how gut bacteria colonise specific host animals

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24 November 2015

Social Media for Science

On December 3rd, IFR hosted Social Media For Science, to help explain how scientists can use social media

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5 November 2015

Tying up the ends of Tanzania's meat supply chain

Dr Gary Barker explores issues around the meat supply chain in Tanzania

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27 October 2015

Rapid genome analysis enhancing analysis of epidemiology and antimicrobial resistance in microbial pathogens

A new study from the Institute of Food Research could help us trace sources of microbial infections more quickly.

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