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An array of plant based products including vegetarian sausage, mince, burgers and nuggets on a pale green background, with scattered spinach leaves.

14th May 2024

Nutritional quality of plant-based products surveyed

Researchers from the Quadram Institute have carried out a comprehensive survey of the nutritional quality of plant-based products on sale in the UK. Dr Maria Traka and her team in the Food & Nutrition National Bioscience Research Infrastructure (NBRI) looked at over 2,500 plant-based...

Front entrance of the Quadram Institute

13th May 2024

Hospital charity boost for Quadram clinical research fund

An innovation fund successfully pump priming clinical research projects between Quadram Institute scientists and doctors at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) is being expanded thanks to extra funding from the Norfolk & Norwich Hospitals Charity. The Quadram Institute Clinical Seedcorn Fund was...

A man in a light shirt and dark trousers is sat in a black chair wearing a blindfold. His is let red by a small red light bulb on a table facing him

12th May 2024

New study to shine a light on ME

Researchers are testing the feasibility of red light therapy for patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)


1st May 2024

Zero Hidden Hunger EU project to tackle micronutrient deficiency

Zero Hidden Hunger EU, a new, multi-partner European consortium led by University College Cork, has received nearly €10 million in funding for groundbreaking research into tackling micronutrient deficiency over the next four years. The Quadram Institute will be contributing its expertise to the project,...

Dr Ngozi Elumogo and Professor Arjan Narbad

30th April 2024

Norwich hospital consultant helps update UK guidelines for medical use of Faecal Microbiota Transplant

A Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital consultant microbiologist and senior research fellow at the Quadram Institute has played a key role in the development of updated national clinical guidelines for the use of faecal microbiota transplant (FMT). Dr Ngozi Elumogo, consultant medical microbiologist, has...


16th April 2024

Quadram Institute microbiologist helps lead UN expert panel on Campylobacter

Dr Janecko was rapporteur for the United Nations joint Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO) Joint Expert Meeting on the control of Campylobacter at a meeting held in Rome, Italy, in February 2023.  The role of rapporteur is to compile...

Ready to eat sandwiches in plastic containers

3rd April 2024

Scientists further our understanding of how a foodborne bacteria can survive in food preparation environments

In 2019, six people died from a listeria outbreak caused by contaminated ready-to-eat foods served in a number of hospitals across the UK. In light of this, scientists are now performing vital research which helps to understand how these pathogens can persist in ready-to-eat...

cutting plants in a vertical farming kitchen garden

27th March 2024

Ro-Gro Launches Pioneering Biofortified Microgreens, thanks to Norwich scientists

In an industry first, vertical farm Ro-Gro has cultivated biofortified pea shoots with added Vitamin B12, available in Spring 2024 to retailers and hospitality. A joint collaboration between vertical farm Ro-Gro, plant and microbiology research institute the John Innes Centre, food and health bioscience...

The Director Professor Ian Charles smiling, with a backdrop of sparkling labs behind.

15th March 2024

Quadram Institute announces that Professor Ian Charles OBE will retire as Director and Chief Executive in October

Professor Charles joined as founding Director of Quadram in 2015 and during his time with us he has successfully developed the Quadram and its scientific vision to be at the forefront of a new interface between food science, gut biology and health, developing solutions...

Bacteria digital illustration

9th February 2024

Scientists at the Quadram Institute help secure multi-million-pound grants to create groundbreaking new technologies

The first of these Engineering Biology Mission Hub grants has been awarded to a group aiming to use biology to recover and recycle rare earth minerals, led by principal investigator Professor Martin Warren of the Quadram Institute and University of Kent. The consortium includes...


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