Mike and Bonnie Tyrrell have stepped down from the Council having been involved in all aspects of the Society for a number of years.

We, the Officers, Ordinary members of Council and the members of the British Society of Flavourists would like to extend our thanks to Mike and Bonnie who have worked tirelessly to promote the BSF and for all the hard work they have put in over many, many years.

Dear Members,

I hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year, invigorating you for 2016. I have suddenly realised that we are four months into the year. My how time flies!

Dear members,

In the blink of an eye we are already well into 2016, and I find myself once again reflecting on what's been happening since my last Membership Matters. The first few months of the year are always pretty full-on for the Membership Secretary

Brian was born on the 10th August 1949 in Wandsworth South London to parents Bert and Margaret and he had an older brother Peter. Brian and Peter attended a well-respected school in Clapham Junction, Emanuel School, which was very good for both academic study and sport. Brian enjoyed school and was very bright and he was also an accomplished rower.

Over two hundred academics from Universities and Institutes around the world and flavour researchers from industry attended this symposium held in the beautiful and historic setting of Queens’ College, Cambridge.

Each day delegates had to cross the famous Mathematical Bridge spanning the River Cam to attend functions and to take part in the poster sessions. The weather was beautiful and the College was an absolutely awesome environment in which to hold this prestigious event. The organisers, headed up by Andy Taylor and Don Mottram, must be congratulated for producing such a memorable and successful event and for organising a high quality cutting-edge academic programme.