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Research & Training


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Postgraduate Research

The research conducted at the John Innes Centre has impact on a global scale. Our students are part of a community whose innovative aims, goals and research has ground breaking influences on people’s lives. We strive for excellence in our research and students who choose to pursue their research at the John Innes Centre are supported with excellent supervisory support, a fantastic training programme, state of the art facilities and a strong vibrant community.



Pursuing postgraduate research at the John Innes Centre will place you in an enriching environment offering excellent, up-to-date research and training facilities and opportunities for outreach, enterprise and innovation.

Young researchers have a highly valued input into our research environment which is reflected in the high percentage of students authoring quality research papers and continuing with academic research beyond their graduation.

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dale“We value our graduate students as an integral part of our research community. The work that they do plays a leading role in contributing to the world-wide reputation of this institute.”

– Prof Dale Sanders, Director, John Innes Centre.