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 influences health.more +
Landmark alliance launched to support the growth of the UK ...
The Norwich Research Park Biorefinery Centre has joined a new alliance of similar established R&D centres, called BioPilotsUK.more +
Norfolk hospital and science partnership cure patients of debilitating gut ...
A treatment programme for Clostridium difficile (C.diff) was announced this week during International Infection Prevention Awareness Week 17-21 October.more +
IFR helps to combat serious gut infections with FMT
A collaboration between the NNUH and IFR has been crucial to the success of the Faecal Microbiota Transplants (FMT) to ... more +
Phd Studentships available at the Institute of Food Research
The Institute of Food Research has a number of PhD studentships available, to start in October 2017.more +
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The Quadram Institute will integrate research teams from the IFR and UEA’s Faculty of Science and Norwich Medical School with the NNUHs’ gastrointestinal endoscopy facility under one roof. The new multi-million pound facility will be located at the heart of the Norwich Research Park.
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.