As a public funded research institute, it is important the John Innes Centre engages with the public. After all, people ought to be able to find out what their taxes are being spent on! A research institute will always generate curiosity (what is going on in all those greenhouses!?) and it is all too…Read more Friends of John Innes Centre: Speed Date with a Scientist event
Many people think that doing a PhD is simply a case of working at a lab bench or computer desk all day every day. However, there is a lot more to PhD life than just experiments. There is a multitude of opportunities available outside of the lab, both here at the John Innes Centre as…Read more Opportunities for PhD students
For a fortnight this month I took part in a public engagement event called "I'm A Scientist... Get Me Out Of Here". Although it involves a lot less insect-eating and outdoor living than the similarly named ITV show, it does involve a whole lot of stress over the course of two weeks. The format of…Read more I’m a Scientist… Get Me Out Of Here!