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Cheers to 100 Years

Cheers to 100 Years

To mark its centenary this year, the John Innes Centre in Norwich has produced a beer to celebrate its ongoing contributions to science and agriculture. ‘John Innes 100’ is a strong English-style India Pale Ale brewed by the award winning Thornbridge brewery using a traditional method, to reflect the historical nature of the beer.  It [...]

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Discover John Innes in Sheringham

Discover John Innes in Sheringham

Horticulture and science are coming together at the coast when the John Innes Centre will be visiting Sheringham, in association with the Sheringham Horticultural Society. On Thursday 15th October St Joseph’s Parish Centre will be buzzing as the John Innes Centre’s scientists will be hosting a Garden Pest Clinic, as well as exhibitions and talks [...]

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John Innes Discovery Day

On Sunday 13th September the John Innes Centre opened its doors to the public for the first time since the 1980s by holding a Discovery Day. Live insect displays, quizzes and exhibitions helped visitors discover more about the cutting edge research carried out at JIC. JIC scientists are world-leaders in their field and visitors toured [...]

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JIC launches ambitious plan to reach every Norfolk school

JIC launches ambitious plan to reach every Norfolk school

Scientists at the John Innes Centre have started counting down the days to March 2010 as they launch an ambitious project to get a scientist into every school in Norfolk on the same day.  In 2009/10, the John Innes Centre will celebrate its centenary, and as part of these celebrations scientists will be dispatched to [...]

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John Innes Centenary Rose planted

John Innes Centenary Rose planted

A rose developed to mark the centenary of the John Innes was planted in a ceremony on Monday 17th November attended by present and former members of staff. In its winter state it may not look much but it is emblematic of some of the greatest achievements of the John Innes Centre over the last [...]

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John Innes & Apple Breeding

Fruit breeding was important in shaping the early history of the John Innes, and a new exhibition and film on the six decades of research on apples is being launched to coincide with Apple Day at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse. The John Innes was founded in Merton, South London, to study fruit breeding and the [...]

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