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Rothamsted Research Celebrates £2,500 gift from the Patron's Fund

Rothamsted Research is celebrating after receiving a £2,500 gift from The Patron’s Fund, the charitable fund set up to acknowledge the work of the charitable organisations for which Her Majesty, The Queen acts as a Patron, on the occasion of her 90th birthday.

Global innovators join forces to answer agri-food challenges

The Rothamsted Open Innovation Forum (ROIF), which will be held from 18-20 January, is attracting industry leaders from around the world to try and provide solutions to global food challenges. “It’s clear from the range of pre-competitive pitches we’ve received that the breadth of topics the forum will cover will be extremely broad,” says Chris Dunkley, chief executive of Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise.

Rothamsted Research launches Annual Review

The Annual Review 2015/2016 was launched today, celebrating some of the research highlights and accomplishments of staff at Rothamsted Research over the past year. The printed Annual Review is accompanied by a digital version and video available on the Rothamsted Research website.

Institute Director receives Honorary Doctorate from University of Hertfordshire

The University of Hertfordshire has awarded Professor Achim Doberman with an Honorary Doctorate of Science for his contributions to food security and sustainability. The award was presented on Friday 9th September. Professor Dobermann is an internationally recognised authority on science and technology for food security and sustainable management of cereal crops, having authored or co-authored over 250 scientific papers and several books. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Agronomy and a Fellow of the Soil Science Society of America.

‘Illuminating Life: Personal Encounters’ photo-story competition begins

Rothamsted Research is supporting and encouraging the engagement of children and young adults with agriculture. To this end, Rothamsted Research is delighted to announce that the ‘Illuminating Life: Personal Encounters’ photo-story competition is back for its second year. Rothamsted Research has been advancing agriculture by providing scientific knowledge and innovation for over 170 years, and has selected agricultural landscapes and practices as the theme of this year’s contest.

Good news for biodiversity from the world’s oldest ecological experiment at Rothamsted Research in Harpenden

Running continuously since 1856, Park Grass is the world’s oldest ecological experiment and this year marks its 160th anniversary. To celebrate the anniversary and recent findings from the experiment, Rothamsted Research hosted an event on Tuesday 18th May for the public to discuss the global importance of the Park Grass Experiment and to visit the site.

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