Babraham Institute in the Media

Our communications activities aim to raise our public profile and promote broader awareness of the Babraham Institute and our research. Here we have collected some examples of where the Institute has featured in the media.


Dr Peter Rugg-Gunn in The Guardian speaking on 14-day rule on embryo research

Group leader, Dr Peter Rugg-Gunn, contributed to an article by Hannah Devlin outlining the potential benefits of extending the 14-day rule on research on human embryos. 


embryo | rugg-gunn | press | national | policy | public dialogue


Peter Rugg-Gunn provides expert comment on embryo research to The Guardian

Group leader Peter Rugg-Gunn comments on the impact and implications of new embryo model reported by researchers at the Weizmann Institute in Israel.

national | rugg-gunn | embryo | epigenetics | expert comment


The Guardian report on reprogramming work from Diljeet Gill and Wolf Reik

Ian Sample writes about the new stem cell rejuvenation method developed in the Reik lab.

epigenetics | reik | national | ageing


Peter Rugg-Gunn comments on ‘blastoid’ research in the Mail Online

The Mail Online reports on a new model similar to human blastocysts, with expert comment from Peter Rugg-Gunn.

embryo | epigenetics | national | rugg-gunn | expert comment


Wolf Reik writes in The Conversation

How epigenetics may help us slow down the ageing clock

epigenetic clock | epigenetics | national | online press | reik | the conversation