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16th May 2018

Coffee adulteration uncovered using new method

Researchers from the Quadram Institute have developed a new technique to distinguish between superior Arabica coffee and cheaper, lower quality Robusta. Using the new technique, a survey of ground roast coffee samples labelled as 100% Arabica found that 10% of these coffees contained significant...

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16th May 2018

Principal Investigators in Microbiome Research

The Quadram Institute has a number of Principal Investigator roles within the our Gut Microbes and Health research programme to deliver scientific excellence and social and economic impact in microbiome research. We welcome applications from individuals undertaking exciting and innovative microbiome research that will...

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Katherine Seton

15th May 2018

ME Awareness Week

As part of ME awareness Week, PhD student Katharine Seton has blogged about her studies into this debilitating condition and also how she’s trying to raise money for Invest in ME Research. The 11th of May to the 17th of May 2018 is ME...

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14th May 2018

£40m to create a new interface between bioscience and medicine.

Scientists and clinicians will gain a greater understanding of the impact of food and health thanks to a £40M research investment in the new Quadram Institute. Researchers and clinicians are being brought together in the Quadram Institute and will work closely with funding bodies...

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19th April 2018

Pint of Science is coming back to Norwich

Pint of Science is coming back to Norwich in May and Quadram Institute staff and students are among the Norwich Research Park scientists who will be taking their science to the pub. Launched in 2013, Pint of Science is now a worldwide event, which...

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20th March 2018

Brand new nursery school opens on Norwich Research Park

A new nursery school on Norwich Research Park was officially opened by Peter Innes, Chair of the John Innes Foundation. The nursery was delivered by Norwich Research Partners LLP (NRP LLP) to meet a clear need for childcare facilities identified after consultation with all...

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16th March 2018

Wates Opens Its Doors To Inspire Norwich’s Young People Into Construction

Leading construction, development and property services business Wates Construction is taking part in this year’s Open Doors Week by opening up nine of its sites to the public in the hope of encouraging attendees to take up a career in construction. On 19th March,...

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9th March 2018

Major Local Cancer Research Grants Announced by Big C

Norfolk’s cancer charity Big C, has announced major grant awards for two cancer research projects taking place at Norwich Research Park, totalling over £200,000. The charity received 14 research grant applications during the annual round, which were open to all research projects with a...

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Lactobacillus reuteri in a biofilm

9th March 2018

pH-sensing mechanism points to how beneficial gut bacteria optimise host colonisation and biofilm formation

Scientists on the Norwich Research Park have discovered a key mechanism by which gut bacteria colonise and adhere to their specific hosts. The finding may lead to new, improved probiotics with optimised abilities to colonise our gut and battle infections by forming strong associations...

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8th March 2018

International Womens Day 2018

For International Womens Day 2018, we’ve been highlighting some of the scientists who are leading research in the Quadram Institute. They are pioneering  new breakthroughs in understanding the microbiome and its links to our health, developing healthier foods, combating antimicrobial resistance and ensuring our...

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