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 +
Would you like food poisoning with that? - free public ...
Join us for a free public talk by IFR's Dr Arnoud van Vliet on 29th September, to explore the sceince ... more +
IFR Success at the UK National Institutes of Bioscience 2015 ...
Aline Metris and colleagues at the Institute of Food Research and The Genome Analysis Centre recently won second prize in ... more +
Planning permission granted for new centre for food and health
Planning permission has been granted by South Norfolk Council for a new food and health research building on the Norwich ... more +
SACN report advises we reduce sugar and increase fibre
The findings of the SACN report of the science linking carbohydrates and health suggest that must reduce sugar and increase ... more +
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Planning permission has been granted by South Norfolk Council for a new food and health research building on the Norwich Research Park.
The discovery of unusual foraging activity in bacteria species populating our gut may explain how conditions like Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) link to changes in the populations of gut bacteria.
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.
Arnoud van Vliet
Arnoud will be delivering latest the IFR Public Lecture entitled 'Would you like food poisoning with that?' at OPEN, in Norwich on September 29th.