All Blogs...

Showing 10 of 56 blog

Hands holding wheat

26th April 2022

Why we should learn more about the daily struggles of people with food hypersensitivities

By Barbora Nemeckova Postgraduate student Barbora Nemeckova works in Paul Kroon’s group at the Quadram Institute. As part of her PhD training, she has just spent three months on a UKRI-funded internship with the Food Standards Agency (FSA) Food Hypersensitivity Team. Barbora shares what...

View
Simon Carding coast to coastwalk for ME Research

22nd April 2022

Prof Carding’s boots are made for walking

Quadram Institute scientist Professor Simon Carding is swapping a lab coat for walking boots to raise money for research into Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). In June, Simon and his wife Jane (pictured left) will be walking from the...

View

15th March 2022

Collaboration key to tackling challenges, as Norwich scientists meet Nuffield Farming Scholars

On 9th and 10th March, the Anglia Innovation Partnership hosted part of the Nuffield Contemporary Scholars Conference (CSC) for 2021/22 at the Norwich Research Park. Bushra Abu-Helil was invited to participate as a scientist, and has blogged about her experience. Nuffield Scholars, comprising farmers,...

View
ME fundraiser Mike Harley

11th March 2022

26 marathons down, just one more to go for ME fundraiser Mike

For Mike Harley Sunday March 27, 2022, will be the culmination of a long road towards his ambition to run marathons in all 27 European Union (EU) countries for a charity close to his heart. Mike, 39, a father of one from Bristol, started...

View

11th February 2022

International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Meet the Agents of Change at the Quadram

For International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2022 (February 11), the UN is shining a light on ‘Agents of Change’, recognising women and girls’ role in accelerating scientific progress and equality. In honour of the day, we’re celebrating some of the researchers...

View

10th February 2022

Why pulses are good for your health

The humble pulse has a powerful impact on human health. Yet pulses’ extensive benefits are not widely known. These seeds are packed full of minerals, vitamins, and nutrients. Pulses also pack a sustainable punch, playing a vital role in global food security. Each year,...

View

29th January 2022

Keeping it in the family – a new Omicron lineage set to usurp its cousin in the UK, potentially leading to a second peak

Dr Andrew Page is Head of Informatics at the Quadram Institute and leads the genomic surveillance work which has been undertaken by the Quadram Institute and other UK centres since March 2020 for the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and public health agencies. After almost two years...

View

11th January 2022

From Nanjing to Norwich; my scientific journey in 10,000 miles

Manasik Gumah Adam Ali is a PhD student funded by the European Union Horizon 2020 Programme. She joined the Juge Group at the Quadram Institute in October 2021. In this blog, she shares how her passion for science and cancer immunotherapy has taken her...

View

21st December 2021

Why Leftover Christmas Dinner is Better for You

By Dr Fred Warren, Group Leader at the Quadram Institute We all like to overindulge at Christmas with a traditional festive dinner with all the trimmings, roast potatoes and parsnips, Brussels sprouts, and pigs (or no-pigs)-in blankets. The aim of the game certainly isn’t...

View

9th December 2021

Entering the Dragon’s Den of the Biotech Industry

Glória Máté-Koncz, Ariadna Miquel-Clopes, Maria Solsona-Gaya, and Federico Bernuzzi share their experience in the Dragon’s Den of biotech, from coming up with In-Ball Diagnostics to pitching to leading industry figures. What is the YES competition, and why is it such a big deal? The...

View

Showing 10 of 56 blog