To highlight the essential role women are playing in progressing crucial COVID-19 research, the Permanent Mission of Greece to the UN, the Permanent Mission of Lebanon, with the support of the Permanent Mission of the UK and UN Women, staged an online event called ‘The Hypatia Debate: Women Scientists in the fight against COVID-19’.
News from April 2021
Today, 22 April 2021, Earth Day is being supported across the globe to demonstrate and promote environmental awareness. It is an opportunity to focus on natural processes, emerging green technologies, and innovative thinking that can restore the world’s ecosystems.
The Pirbright Institute was deeply saddened by the news that His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh had passed away, aged 99, on 9 April. The Institute flag was lowered to half-mast as a mark of respect.
As the UK's official period of national mourning draws to a close, Pirbright shares rare archive images of The Duke of Edinburgh’s visit to the Institute 65 years ago.
On 10 April 1956, Prince Philip, aged 34, visited the site to find out more about the groundbreaking research being carried out. His was the first signature in the visitors book.