N8 AgriFood is Highly Commended in Emerald Publishing’s Real Impact Awards

N8 AgriFood is Highly Commended in Emerald Publishing's Real Impact Awards

The N8 AgriFood programme has been awarded Highly Commended status in the inaugural Real Impact Awards, organised by Emerald Publishing.

Named among other finalists as “the change makers in the real impact debate”, N8 AgriFood was Highly Commended in the Institutional Category.

The judges said they were “extremely impressed” with the programme’s entry, in particular with “the multi-institutional collaborative programme and how transformational the research has been in meeting the needs of society”.


Argentinian Embassy celebrates collaborations with N8 AgriFood

Argentinian Embassy celebrates collaborations with N8 AgriFood

Work by UK scientists under the N8 AgriFood programme to improve crop yield and quality for one of the world’s biggest grain growers was showcased at the Argentinian Embassy in London.

The Argentine Ambassador to the UK, Renato Carlos Sersale di Cerisano, invited members of N8 AgriFood to join science and industry representatives from the UK and Argentina to celebrate the results of research collaborations between the two countries.


EGEA 2018 features presentations from N8 AgriFood

EGEA 2018 features presentations from N8 AgriFood

A team from N8 AgriFood headed to France last week to host a session as part of a European conference linking health policy to fruit and vegetable consumption.

EGEA 2018 was held in Lyon as part of the European programme “FRUIT & VEG 4 HEALTH”, with the aim of promoting improved health by better food practices and policies to also ensure adequate consumption of fruit and vegetables.

Organised by French fruit and vegetable research agency Aprifel,


N8 AgriFood presents at OIE global conference

N8 AgriFood presents at OIE global conference

N8 AgriFood has joined leaders around the world in calling for global attention toward AMR as part of a dedicated conference by the World Organisation for Animal Health.

Professor Jonathan Rushton, pictured right, N8 AgriFood’s chair at the University of Liverpool, was invited to give a presentation at the OIE’s 2nd conference on Antimicrobial Resistence in Morrocco last week.

The conference was held in Marrakech from 29th to 31st October,