The Pirbright Institute receives strategic funding from BBSRC

The Great British Bioscience Festival
14 – 16 November 2014, Museum Gardens, Bethnal Green, London

The Great British Bioscience Festival is the culmination of a year-long tour, enabling visitors to explore the fascinating world of biology through interactive science exhibits from real scientists.

Visit the exhibition in east London to meet with scientists from our Compton Laboratories who will be showcasing their exhibit Flu Fighters.

The Great British Bioscience Festival is a free event and is suitable for all the family, with more than 20 exciting and interactive displays on offer.

For more information on all the exhibits heading to the Great British Bioscience Festival visit: http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/gbbioscifest.


Stakeholder & Alumni Event
Tuesday 9 December, The Pirbright Institute, Ash Road, Pirbright, Surrey, GU24 0NF

The Institute is holding a Stakeholder & Alumni event on Tuesday 9 December 2014. This event offers one of the last opportunities to tour our brand new state-of-the-art high containment laboratory, The BBSRC National Virology Centre: The Plowright Building before it becomes operational in the New Year.

A number of our scientists will be on hand at the event to network and discuss some of their most recent advances in research, diagnostics and surveillance into viral diseases of livestock and poultry.

Places are limited and available on a first-come first-served basis. If you wish to attend the event please rosa.difrancesco@pirbright.ac.uk for a link to the registration website.

Due to the secure nature of the Pirbright campus, pre-registration for the event is mandatory. Registration deadline is Friday 28 November 2014.


Past Events

On Friday 31 October The BBSRC National Virology Centre: The Plowright Building at Pirbright was officially opened by Business Secretary Vince Cable.

Simon Carpenter and Luke Alphey talk to Vince CableSimon Carpenter and Luke Alphey talk to Vince Cable
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Pippa Hawes demonstrates the electron microscopePippa Hawes demonstrates the electron microscope
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Business Secretary Vince CableBusiness Secretary Vince Cable
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Vince Cable officially opens The BBSRC National Virology CentreVince Cable officially opens The BBSRC National Virology Centre
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