News and events

Response on Synthetic Biology and the UN Convention on Biological Diversity

20 August 2015

Joyce Tait responds to open ended on-line forum on synthetic biology, UN Convention on Biological Diversity, Bio-safety Clearing House

Chataway and Hanlin Evaluate IAVI’s Capacity Building Activities in East Africa

20 August 2015

Innogen’s Joanna Chataway and Rebecca Hanlin with RAND Europe recently completed an evaluation of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative’s (IAVI) capacity building activities in East Africa.

Tait and Kingiri Join U.S. Committee on Gene Drive Research

29 June 2015

Joyce Tait and Ann Kingiri have been asked to join a new U.S. National Academy of Sciences Committee to review the state of the science of gene drive research.

Innogen OU Holds Health Innovation Workshop in South Africa

11 June 2015

Theo Papaioannou, Andrew Watkins, Julius Mugwagwa, and Dinar Kale held and facilitated an end of project workshop in Pretoria, South Africa on 5-May 2015 for Innogen OU’s Leverhulme-funded project, ‘Unpacking the role of industry associations.’

Wield Gives Keynote at 4th Annual Open Innovation Conference

11 June 2015

David Wield was invited to provide a keynote presentation at the 4th Annual Open Innovation Conference held in April 2015 by Shannon ABC, the research centre and Irish technology gateway for biotechnology.

Joanna Chataway Named President of EuroLics

11 June 2015

Joanna Chataway will serve as president of the newly formed EuroLics, which seeks to bring together researchers who link innovation and competence building to inclusive and sustainable development.

Innogen Contributes to Major Government Report on Anti-Microbial Resistance

15 May 2015

Commissioned by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as a contribution to the O’Neill Commission Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, the Innogen Institute has produced a set of reports on AMR.

New House of Commons Report on GM Crops

4 March 2015

Joyce Tait contributes to new Science & Technology Committee report, Advanced genetic techniques for crop improvement: regulation, risk and precaution.

Clark advises on EU/NEPAD African Fish Trade Project

4 March 2015

Norman Clark has been asked to advise on the EU/NEPAD project, Improving Food Security and Reducing Poverty through Intra-regional Fish Trade in Sub-Saharan Africa, which is a four year EU funded programme to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of intra-African fish trade.

Joyce Tait Speaks at EUCRAF Biopharmaceuticals Meeting

4 March 2015

Joyce Tait was invited to give a keynote address at the European Centre for Regulatory Affairs’ 5th Annual Biopharmaceuticals Meeting in Munich.