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 +
The trouble with Campylobacter
The Food Safety Centre at IFR is helping battle the Campylobacter problem affecting poultrymore +
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 +
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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.
Visit blogs.ifr.ac.uk/advent to download. During December read how each image relates to IFR science.
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.