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Quadram Institute - Sept 2017

23rd September 2017

Half a million hours worked on Quadram Institute provides local economic boost

With less than a year to its opening, construction of the Quadram Institute on the Norwich Research Park passed another milestone recently, as construction workers clocked up over 500,000 hours working on the site. The state-of-the-art building will host fundamental and translational research into...


22nd September 2017

Quadram Institute construction enters final phase

Construction of the Quadram Institute building has now entered the final phase. The west elevation has been completed in brick, and external landscaping progressing. Construction has now entered the final phase of fit out, which has seen the removal of the internal scaffolding. This...


21st September 2017

New Trustees appointed to Quadram Institute Bioscience board

Quadram Institute Bioscience is delighted to announce the appointment of three new members to its Board of Trustees. Dr Celia Caulcott, Dr Bénédicte Flambard, and Professor Peter J. Morgan collectively bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the QIB leadership. “On behalf of...


29th August 2017

The Science & Software behind the label

Nutritics a global food service software provider, announces a new partnership with Norfolk-based Nutritional Information Solutions (NIS) to further enhance standards in recipe management and food labelling across the UK. As a division of QIB Extra (a wholly owned subsidiary of the Quadram Institute...


15th August 2017

Multi-disciplined science approach improves diet and health

The Food Databanks National Capability, which is hosted by the Quadram Institute, has contributed an article to a special Issue of Nutrition Bulletin, published today by the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) to celebrate its 50th Anniversary. ‘Nutrition science past and future: Celebrating a multi-disciplined...


14th August 2017

New study highlights how processing affects fat absorption from plant-based foods

Preserving the natural structure of plant-based food during processing can limit the amount of fat and energy absorbed by the body, a new study in the Journal of Functional Foods reports. During this innovative multi-centred study researchers from the Quadram Institute, King’s College London,...


20th July 2017

Royal Town Planning Institute visit to Norwich

Stephen Wilkinson, President of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), championed the value of collaboration, during his visit to the site of the Quadram Institute (QI), a new world-leading research facility for biosciences located on Norwich Research Park, an international centre of excellence in...


4th July 2017

New species of yeast discovered with a head for heights

Researchers from the University of Manchester and the National Collection of Yeast Cultures have discovered a new species of Saccharomyces yeast. Closely related to the familiar brewers’ and bakers’ yeast, this new species was found at altitude, growing 1000+ metres above sea level on...

Antibiotic resistance

3rd July 2017

New study links antibiotic resistance to common household disinfectant triclosan

Scientists from the University of Birmingham and Norwich Research Park have discovered a link between a major mechanism of antibiotic resistance and resistance to the disinfectant triclosan which is commonly found in domestic products. Researchers made the unexpected finding that bacteria that mutated to...


12th June 2017

New approach to unlock the genetic potential of the plant cell wall

Researchers from the Quadram Institute and the University of York have developed a novel approach that will help unlock the genetic secrets of plant cell walls, which form the basis of many biological products. Plant cell walls are made up of sugars, which can...


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