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SBRC at the UoN Diversity Festival

From Monday 8 to Friday 19 March 2020, the University of Nottingham is holding its first ever virtual diversity festival.

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The festival focuses on 'embracing and celebrating difference' with more than 30 virtual events open to staff, students and alumni, which aim to promote understanding and awareness of diversity and inclusion in our community...read more.

 

SBRC at the Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity

SBRC's very own Shelly Kelly takes science to the kitchen in The Festival of Science and Curiosity from 8-17 February 2021...read more.

 

Towards a "Net Zero" Future - New EraCoBioTech2018 (BBSRC) Project Unveiled at SBRC-Nottingham

Developing sustainable fuels and platform chemicals from greenhouse gases is the focus of Senior Researcher Dr Chris Humphreys at the SBRC-Nottingham. Based in the University of Nottingham Biodiscovery Institute, Chris’ new research project "SynConsor4Butanol" is funded by ERACoBioTech (BBSRC) and makes use of his expertise with Acetogenic bacteria to recycle waste Carbon gases....read more.

 

Deep Branch Biotech-led REACT-FIRST Consortium

In October 2020, Deep Branch, a carbon recycling biotech company funded by former SBRC Nottingham researchers, achieved a remarkable success by securing £3M funding from Innovate UK...read more.

 

Exciting New BBSRC Funded Project Announced at SBRC-Nottingham

The project, “ABSCICS: Applied Bacterial Spore Control in Industrial and Clinical Settings”, is Dr Rodrigues' new research project...read more.

 

SBRC-Nottingham iGEM Team 2020 - THIRD TIME GOLD!!!

Against all odds, iGEM (international Genetically Engineered Machine) did happen 'virtually' this year and SBRC-Nottingham led their team to GOLD!! ...read more.

 

Dr Ruth Griffin is Featured on BCB Radio 106.6 FM

Ruth Griffin gave a 10 minute radio interview with Helen Seymour about getting women into STEM...read more.

 

Deep Branch Press Release - Animal Feed made from Recycled Carbon Secures €2.5M Funding

UK biotech company, Deep Branch, has secured further investment to scale up the sustainable generation of protein that could transform food production and supply chains...read more.

 

SBRC Featured in New Scientist Magazine

SBRC were invited to write an article for the prestigious New Scientist Magazine, which receives nearly 1 Million weekly readers... read more.

 

Students design award-winning superbug 'eater'

The concept of a new bacteria-eating virus designed to fight the modern-day superbug Clostridium difficile, has been developed by a team of University of Nottingham students in a global competition.

The ‘bacteriophage’ was devised by the team as part of their synthetic biology project that recently won a prestigious Gold Medal at the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition in Boston, USA...read more.

 

SBRC - Nottingham returns to New Scientist Live 2018

For the second year in a row, The Synthetic Biology Research Centre – Nottingham (SBRC) and its associated BBSRC NIBB - C1net hosted an exhibition stand which highlighted the great research we do here at the centre...read more.

 

RCUK Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Hub

The topic for this RCUK Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) hub is Industrial Biotechnology for Sustainable Development, and we were awarded an RCUK GCRF travel grant for a trip to meet with partners and stakeholders in India and work on developing the bid...read more.

 

Robots in the Synthetic Biology Research Centre - Nottingham

A state of the art robotics suite has been installed at the Synthetic Biology Research Centre (SBRC) Nottingham. The equipment, worth over £1.1m will enable world leading synthetic biology research. Scientists will use the robots to engineer large numbers of bacterial strains to turbo-charge their work towards creating chemicals for industry and transport fuels from waste materials...read more.