The Queen’s-AFBI Strategic Alliance is celebrating after two of its proposals secured prestigious funding from BBSRC as part of an £11.5M UK Government campaign to ‘revolutionise UK livestock' and improve animal health.
The Irish Plant Scientists’ Association Meeting (IPSAM) returned in style with a recent meeting co-hosted by Queen's University Belfast and the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI). Below, a delegate reflects on a successful gathering.
The Queen's-AFBI Alliance is celebrating ‘success squared’ after two of its leading members were honoured, separately, by the respected British Society for Animal Science (BSAS).
Two new PhD places at Queen's University and AFBI, with a third at Ulster Uni, are to be supported by a new scholarship from NI farmer-funded research body, AgriSearch.
Researchers at IGFS and AFBI have together won a series of high-profile funding competitions in the area of agriculture and environmental sustainability.
Scientists from AFBI, IGFS & UCD have joined forces in a concerted bid to understand the immunology of bovine TB (bTB), particularly the role that nutrition and Vitamin D might play, on an all-island basis for the first time.
Aine Anderson won the Privilege Finance Climate-Change 'Thought Leader' Award 2022, for her research into the potential of anaerobic digestion and agricultural waste to de-carbonise the NI heat sector. Below, she explains more about 'greening' energy
Queen's - AFBI Alliance Co-Sponsor, Elizabeth Magowan, recently awarded an honorary professorship by the Institute of Global Food Security (IGFS) and the School of Biological Sciences (jointly) at Queen’s University Belfast.
A report published by the consortium CIEL (Centre for Innovation Excellence in Livestock) has identified that greenhouse gas emissions could be reduced if wide scale and highly effective mitigations are adopted across UK farms.
Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD, and Minister of Agriculture, Environment & Rural Affairs of Northern Ireland, Edwin Poots have formally launched the All-Island Food Integrity Initiative (FOOD-I).