In preparation for the full opening of the Quadram Institute in mid-2018, the Institute of Food Research (IFR) has become Quadram Institute Bioscience.
Opening in 2018, the Quadram Institute will be at the forefront of a new interface between food science, gut biology and health, developing solutions to worldwide challenges in food-related disease and human health.
The Quadram Institute will bring together research teams from Quadram Institute Bioscience, with others from the University of East Anglia’s Faculty of Science and Norwich Medical School, as well as the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals’ regional gastrointestinal endoscopy unit.
The institute will have the capacity for 300 research staff and a further 100 staff supporting one of Europe’s largest endoscopy facilities. It will be engaged in fundamental and translational food and health research, alongside clinical studies, endoscopy and industry, working together to become a leading international hub for food and health research, combining scientific excellence and clinical expertise, delivering impacts on patient care and accelerating innovation.
Establishing the Quadram Institute maximises the impact of the unique world-class bioscience cluster based at the Norwich Research Park, including the excellent plant and microbial science at the John Innes Centre and computational science and sequencing expertise at the Earlham Institute.
Applications invited from students who wish to self-fund or who are applying for scholarships to fund their postgraduate research degree.
We welcome applications from students who have or hope to gain scholarships or wish to self-fund their studies. The first step is to identify a research area and if possible a potential supervisor by visiting the Quadram Institute Bioscience. The second step is to complete an application form and propose the area of research you are interested in.