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You are invited to attend a lunchtime seminar on "Potential Research Applications for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) given by Mr Alex Higgins, Agri-Envirionment Branch of AFBI.
Chris Johnston (AFBI) will be giving a talk as part of a Workshop entitled "Dairy Intensification - implications for Water Demand and Wastewater Treatment" being held on 17th February at the Food Innovation Centre, Loughry Campus, Cookstown, Co Tyrone.
The recruitment competition to appoint a successor to Professor Seamus Kennedy, current Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute (AFBI) CEO is being launched today.
Cathy Hinds, a Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) student on placement at the Agri-food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) has just been awarded runner up in the 2015 National Student Awards from the P1 Marine Foundation. Cathy’s unique project involves using social media as an untapped resource for a photo-identification study of bottlenose dolphins Tursiops truncatus around the coast of Northern Ireland and Donegal.
Published: 20 Jan 2016
The Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute (AFBI) has hosted a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) event for the Young Vet Network (NI) of the British Veterinary Association. The aim of the event, organised by staff of AFBI’s Disease Surveillance and Investigation Branch, to inform recent veterinary graduates about the AFBI’s animal disease surveillance service.
The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) highlighted its scientific work at the recent RUAS 30th Anniversary Winter Fair held at the new Eikon Centre, Balmoral Park at the Maze.
Sea angling is of huge economic and social importance in the UK, and information is required to help sea angling bodies and government to make better informed decisions on policies for promoting the long-term conservation of our valuable fish stocks.
Published: 07 Jan 2016
January's AFBI Lunchtime Seminar will be a guest seminar and will be given by Dr Jonathan Birnie, Head of Agriculture and Research at Dunbia on the subject of "Facilitating change within the red meat chain through knowledge transfer, feedback and technology uptake."  It will take place on Thursday 21 January at 1.30pm in G5, AFBI Headquarters, Newforge Lane, Belfast, BT9 5PX.  All are welcome.
Published: 06 Jan 2016
The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) has commissioned an unmanned aerial vehicle, commonly known as a drone, to assist in research on grassland productivity and the environment.