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 +
Total Food 2014 Conference
Over 100 delegates attended the BBSRC-sponsored Total Food 2014, an international conference on the sustainable exploitation of agri-food co-products and related ... more +
New peptide identification method to cope with unexpected modifications
A new method has been published to help identify peptides that overcomes problems from protein modificationsmore +
How Campylobacter exploits chicken ‘juice’ highlights need for hygiene
A study from the Institute of Food Research has shown that Campylobacter’s persistence in food processing sites and the kitchen ... more +
Norwich scientists showcase musical talents for Big C
Talented scientists and staff from across the Norwich Research Park are coming together on Thursday 27th November to stage a ... more +
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Talented scientists and staff from across the Norwich Research Park are coming together on Thursday 27th November to stage a one night only musical extravaganza.
Applications are now open for PhD studentships, starting in October 2015.
The PhD studentships form an integral part of our research that addresses the fundamental relationships between food and health, food and the gut and the sustainability of the food chain in order to further the production of safe, healthy foods.
IFR have launched a new website explaining the research and services offered by its Biorefinery Centre.
A brief introduction to the Institute of Food Research, it's mission and science focus.
Head of Analytical Sciences Unit
Kate has teamed up with Oxford Instruments to develop improved methods to distinguish between different species of animal, based on fatty acids extracted from cuts of meat.