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 +
Best practice in health claims – BACCHUS Workshop
A workshop will help companies developing innovative health foods to get together the evidence needed to make verified health claims ... more +
International conference to focus on the impact of food on ...
Researchers will explore the link between food, the microbiome, and health, with a focus on increasing our understanding of how ... more +
BBSRC Research Experience Studentships Summer 2016
The Institute of Food Research has 2-3 BBSRC Research Experience Studentships for undergraduate students available for the summer of 2016.more +
Microevolution key to Salmonella’s success
A new study has shown how Salmonella rapidly “microevolves” during an epidemic, highlighting how whole genome sequencing is important in ... 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.
The Institute of Food Research has 2-3 BBSRC Research Experience Studentships for undergraduate students available for the summer of 2016.
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.