Welcome to the Institute of Food Research
IFR is one of eight UK institutes that receive strategic funding from the Biotechnology and the Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).more +
IFR aims to fulfil a UK and international leadership role in delivering: Fundamental food & health research. applied and translational research in food & health for societal benefit.more +
Our Science Strategy
Our science strategy aims to understand the working of the intestinal tract, how food-borne bacteria can cause human disease, and how the chemical and physical nature of our food.more +
Social Media for Science
Social Media for Science is a half day meeting designed to help researchers harness the power of social mediamore +
Tying up the ends of Tanzania's meat supply chain
Dr Gary Barker explores issues around the meat supply chain in Tanzaniamore +
Rapid genome analysis enhancing analysis of epidemiology and antimicrobial resistance ...
A new study from the Institute of Food Research could help us trace sources of microbial infections more quickly.more +
Processed meat and cancer
Statement from the Institute of Food Research on the need to understand the context of the classification of processed meat ... more +
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PhD Studentships are currently available at IFR, to start in October 2016. These studentships are an excellent opportunity to start your career working with leading scientists, in one of Europe’s leading centres for research into food, health and the environment.
A full list of studentships is available at http://bit.ly/IFRStudentships2015
New Analytical Sciences Website
IFR have launched a new website explaining the research and services offered by its Analytical Sciences Unit.
A brief introduction to the Institute of Food Research, it's mission and science focus.
Ian is curator of the National Collection of Yeast Cultures. A new project is sequencing the genomes of a collection of yeasts from the collection, to help unlock the great biodiversity to produce biofuels and other chemicals more sustainably.