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5th October 2021

Top award wins for Quadram Institute communications team

The Quadram Institute’s Communications and Engagement team has won three top awards in the prestigious Chartered Institute of Public Relations Pride 2021 awards. The awards, held virtually on 5 October, saw the Quadram Institute team win: Gold for Best Internal Communications with virtual Coffee...

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5th October 2021

Survey uncovers diversity of Vibrio in prawns bought in the UK

Quadram Institute researchers have carried out a survey of prawns in the UK for Vibrio bacteria, in an effort to understand the bacterium’s potential contribution to human disease and its resistance to antibiotics. They found that whilst 46% of prawns were contaminated with Vibrio,...

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16th September 2021

The gut microbiome and psychiatric disorders

Lindsay Hall from the Quadram Institute has contributed to a comprehensive review to answer a question of how psychiatric disorders are linked to changes in the gut microbiome. The review was led by Viktoriya Nokolova and colleagues from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology &...

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15th September 2021

Targeting a specific immune cell could protect against antibiotic-induced breast cancer progression

Leading scientists have identified a possible link between antibiotic use and the speed of breast cancer growth in mice, and identified a type of immune cell that could be targeted to reverse it. In a new study funded by Breast Cancer Now, researchers from...

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Year in Industry student Bethany Hartley

14th September 2021

My pandemic year in science communication

By Bethany Hartley Over the 2020/21 academic year I worked with the science communication team from the Quadram Institute as part of my year in industry degree to gain skills in science communication and public engagement. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, most of the...

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13th September 2021

Meet the kitchen garden of the future: sustainable vertical farming meets personalised nutrition

Sustainable vertical farming and personalised nutrition in the home from kitchen gardens that grow produce to match individual dietary needs.

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10th September 2021

Covid-19 Genomic Surveillance in Africa: One Year On

The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa has been outlined using genomic surveillance, providing insights into how the virus entered and spread across the continent, and how new variants of concern emerged. The findings drawn from 33 countries over the past year have...

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Head and shoulders photo of Roberto Zanchi

9th September 2021

Quadram Institute recruits new business development expertise

The Quadram Institute has made two key appointnments to its business development and commercialisation team on the Norwich Research Park. The institute’s mission is to deliver healthier lives through innovation in gut health, microbiology, and food. The Quadram Institute fully opened in 2019 and...

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4th August 2021

Colneyvirus: Norfolk village honoured in name of potentially lifesaving virus

Newly named colneyvirus bacteriophages show potential to combat C. difficile infections without causing collateral damage to the microbiome

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3rd August 2021

Help, there’s an alien in my park!

Using scientific themes from across the Norwich Research Park, the SAW Trust has produced an inspiring new initiative; a summer adventure activity book. The book, ‘Help, there’s an alien in my park!was given out to 5,000 students in years 4 and 5 across Norfolk...

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