Everyday, scientists are working to help rewrite our future stories by finding ways to help solve the world’s most pressing problems. They are finding new ways of combatting the diseases that are killing our nation’s trees and helping to identify the threats to our farms. They are breeding new varieties of wheat to cope with climate change and helping to improve potato crops. These are just some of the ways research is helping to protect our future.
Throughout 2014 -- BBSRC's 20th anniversary -- BBSRC researchers will be exhibiting the best of British bioscience across the UK. This year-long programme of bioscience communication will showcase research to a broad public audience using exciting and engaging exhibitions. Then on 14-16 November all exhibitors will join BBSRC and partners at the Museum Gardens in London's Bethnal Green (subject to licence) for the Great British Bioscience Festival finale.
The world is facing a potential crisis in terms of food security. The challenge is to produce and supply enough safe and nutritious food in a sustainable way for a growing global population, which is projected to reach 9Bn by 2050.