- Roslin Institute Director elected as Fellow of Academy of Medical Sciences
08 May 2013
The Roslin Institute is delighted to announce that its Director, Professor David Hume, has been elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
- Institute wins sustainability award
26 April 2013
The Roslin Institute has been awarded the Silver Award in the University of Edinburgh's Sustainability Awards.
The Roslin Institute is a National Institute of Bioscience which receives Institute Strategic Programme Grant funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC). It is a part of the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine of the University of Edinburgh.
The Institute undertakes research within the framework of BBSRC Institute Strategic Programmes focussed on the health and welfare of animals, and applications of basic animal sciences in human and veterinary medicine, the livestock industry and food security.
Roslin is a member of the Easter Bush Research Consortium (EBRC).
The Roslin Institute has recently moved to a £60.6 million state-of-the-art building. The building is located on the University of Edinburgh's Easter Bush Veterinary campus and brings onto one site the research of the Institute alongside the teaching and clinical activities of the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies.
The project funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, University of Edinburgh and Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) accommodates around 500 scientists from The Roslin Institute and SRUC.
The Roslin Institute is a BBSRC-funded institute.
The BBSRC institutes deliver innovative, world class bioscience research and training, leading to wealth and job creation, generating high returns for the UK economy. They have strong links with business, industry and the wider community, and support policy development.
The institutes' research underpins key sectors of the UK economy such as agriculture, bioenergy, biotechnology, food and drink and pharmaceuticals. In addition, the institutes maintain unique research facilities of national importance.