News Archive: February 2017

News from the Roslin Institute – Professor Eleanor Riley appointed as new head

Professor Eleanor Riley has been appointed to head of The Roslin Institute at The University of Edinburgh. She will take up the post later…

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21st February 2017

Morrisons launched new report on ‘What role should UK producers have in feeding the UK?’

Today, Morrisons is starting a search for the best local food producers who can help to feed the nation, as a new report calls…

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17th February 2017

News from James Hutton Institute – Commonwealth Potato Collection to make first UK deposit in Global Seed Vault

The Commonwealth Potato Collection (CPC), an invaluable repository of potato germplasm held in trust by the James Hutton Institute with support from the Scottish…

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9th February 2017

BBSRC highlight notice in ‘Understanding the challenge of resistance in agriculture’

BBSRC is launching a call for applications to understand how agricultural pests and diseases become resistant to the agents currently used to control them….

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3rd February 2017

Professor Sir Mark Walport named as first chief executive of UKRI

The Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, Jo Johnson, has announced that Professor Sir Mark Walport will be the Chief Executive Designate of…

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3rd February 2017