NRP Image Library

As we all know, the Norwich Research Park (NRP) is a centre of excellence in life and environmental sciences. With such an exceptional cluster of world-class institutions in close location, we are in a unique position to represent a wide collection of world leading research. In 2015, the NRP launched its Image Library, a platform…Read more NRP Image Library

The PI Playlist – Dr Steph Bornemann

Welcome to the hotly demanded spin-off of The PhD Playlist - The PI Playlist! The format is similar, with the spotlight being put on a group leader here at the Norwich Research Park to pick three songs: one song for their current research/job, one song for their life as a PhD student and that final…Read more The PI Playlist – Dr Steph Bornemann

Abandoned lab - Paul/Flickr

6 things that happen when you take a four-month break from your PhD

From mid-September until mid-December last year I was on an internship in science policy. Once you count the conference at the start of December and the Christmas holidays, I was left to return to the lab this January after a four-month break. The aim of my internship was to experience the world outside academic research,…Read more 6 things that happen when you take a four-month break from your PhD

Solving the problem of antibiotic resistance

If you’ve been paying attention to the news for the past week, you may have noticed more than a few mentions of antibiotic resistance. Firstly, solving the problem of antibiotic resistance won the Longitude Prize, confirming its importance in the eyes of the public. Then, a few days later, David Cameron has been all over…Read more Solving the problem of antibiotic resistance

The Longitude Prize: solving the ‘greatest challenges facing humanity’

The Longitude Prize 2014, a challenge with a prize fund of £10 million, has recently been launched to help solve one of the greatest issues facing humankind. The challenge will be chosen by the British public and any solution meeting the criteria set by the Longitude Committee over the next 5 years will then be…Read more The Longitude Prize: solving the ‘greatest challenges facing humanity’