PhD Studentships at the Quadram Institute

14th October 2020

Fully-funded four-year PhD studentships in the Quadram Institute are now available, through the Norwich Research Park Doctoral Training Programme.

Our PhD studentships cover microbiology, bioinformatics, evolution, biochemistry, immunology, molecular and cell biology and public health & epidemiology

Reflecting our interdisciplinary approach, you will enhance your skills and develop new ones, and have the opportunity to work in industry and other related organisations, providing you with a perfect springboard to a future career.

By embarking on a PhD studentship in the Quadram Institute, you will become a key member of one of our research groups, which are led by scientists with international reputations in their fields.

You will be working in a brand new, state-of-the-art building, with excellent facilities, designed to maximise the impact of the interdisciplinary research groups on food and health. You will become part of a community of 3,000 bioscientists working on the Norwich Research Park. High standards of student supervision and mentoring are provided by our partnership with the University of East Anglia.

Further support comes internally from the Quadram Student Forum, a student-led organisation that provides support, mentoring, and a range of activities and events.

Find out more about studying for a PhD studentship with the Quadram Institute.

Current PhD opportunities are listed below. Applications close 23rd November 2020.

The Norwich Research Park Bioscience Doctoral Training Partnership is a PhD programme involving the John Innes Centre, the University of East Anglia, the Quadram Institute Bioscience, The Sainsbury Laboratory and The Earlham Institute. Students joining the Norwich programme will have the opportunity, within a single programme, to pursue multidisciplinary research encompassing everything from atomic level structural studies, through computational and systems biology, to large scale crop field trials.

In our DTP programme students pursue a single research project which occupies the great majority of the four year degree. In addition all DTP students are required to spend three months during their degree undertaking a professional internship;working in a professional environment on a topic that does not directly relate to their PhD project.

All students will also be required to pursue the UEA Personal Professional Development (PPD) programme. Both the internship and the PPD programme are aimed at developing the necessary skills to become an effective researcher and making a successful transition into a future career, whether within academia or in other professions.

Related Targets

Targeting antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial Resistance

Targeting cancer


Targeting the understanding of the microbiome

Understanding the Microbiome


Related Research Groups

Juge group

Nathalie Juge


Alison Mather

Narbad group

Arjan Narbad

Stephen Robinson

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