22 Jun 2017

SEFARI at the Royal Highland Show 2017

The Royal Highland Show, taking place over 22nd-25th June at Ingliston Showground, is undoubtedly one of Scotland’s iconic events.

14 Jun 2017

Harnessing Data

There is no doubt we live in an ever evolving and developing world. That brings huge challenges, and only by understanding our world better can we make the best informed decisions across policy and commercial spheres, and in our own lives.

5 Jun 2017

World Environment Day – Take a Moment to Reconnect

World Environment Day, on 5 June 2017, is designated as “the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment”.

1 Jun 2017

SEFARI Takes to the European Stage

We weren’t altogether sure we were in the right conference as the chair announced that: “The next session is going to involve some role play.”

19 May 2017

The Beauty of Roots

Roots are rarely seen, but they are important and SEFARI research delves below the surface. Roots hold plants upright and soils in place.

16 May 2017

On SEFARI to the Emerald Isle

SEFARI has a crucial role in ensuring that the right research and expertise gets to the right people, at the right time and in the right format.

8 May 2017


Or at least Showcase Time…

22 Apr 2017

The Science Behind the Food We Eat

Since our launch event on 29 March 2017 we’ve been busy delivering against our aspirations for SEFARI research to have a real and positive impact on individual lives – the idea underpinning our strapline of Leading Ideas for Better Lives.

29 Mar 2017

SEFARI - Leading Ideas for Better Lives

Today sees the launch of SEFARI – ushering in a new era of collaboration between six of Scotland’s leading Research Institutes – each with their own capabilities and global reputation.