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‘The rotation year provided a fantastic opportunity to work with researchers from around the John Innes Centre and The Sainsbury Laboratory, providing an invaluable introduction to world class research in plant and microbial science. – Scott Berry Application are now open for the Rotation PhD programme positions hosted between the John Innes Centre, The Earlham […]
On the first week of July,the BecA-ILRI Hub hosted a plant-insect interactions symposium to establish new partnership research on some of the greatest agricultural pest and disease challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa. The day saw talks from BecA-ILRI, the John Innes Centre, the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture, North Carolina State University, and Kenyatta University.The morning […]
Pilot Norwich Research Park partnership program Presented at DTP summer conference.
Ensuring that researchers can access ongoing support and are connected to the community.
My dream of working with AWARD in Africa came true earlier this year.
‘This alliance will harness the strengths of the global scientific community, as well as the recent advances in technology to find lasting solutions to the challenge of food insecurity in Africa’ -Jacob Mignouna, Director of BecA
This is an overview of my internship so far working as a Science Communications assistant at the BecA-ILRI Hub, at Nairobi, Kenya. This project overall is to work towards providing support in streamlining communication activities for the Africa Bioscience Challenge Fund (ABCF) with emphasis on the BecA-JIC partnership Activities include: Designing a module on science […]
During the first 6 weeks of my Professional Internship (PIPs) at the BecA-ILRI Hub in Nairobi (Kenya) I have been mainly involved in capacity building activities primarily in Bioinformatics and Data Management. Through the African Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF), the BecA-ILRI Hub provides access to world class laboratories for African scientists conducting research on African […]
At the beginning of this year I joined the capacity building team at the BecA-ILRI Hub for three months as part of the BBSRC Doctoral Training Programme PIPS scheme. I was keen to do a placement at the BecA-ILRI Hub as I’ve long been interested in how the outputs of scientific research projects can positively […]
Have you ever wanted to make sure your work make a difference? You are not alone. Many people passionately want to help improve the lives of others but are not sure how to take the next step. Agriculturally minded natural and social scientists across the Norwich Research Park are teaming up to make their aspirations […]