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Speed Dating with Scientists

Friends of John Innes Centre

The Friends of the John Innes Centre are holding a ‘Speed Dating with Scientists’ event on Tuesday 17th July at 18:15. This is the ideal opportunity to find out what goes on at the John Innes Centre, and to speak to our scientists and staff about what they do and why in a friendly relaxed [...]

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An evening with plant scientists

In celebration of the first ever International Fascination of Plants Day with over 39 countries taking part, the John Innes Centre home to some of the best plant scientists in the world asked some of them, amongst other things, why plants? What is that fascinates them about plants and what is it they want to [...]

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Flowers in February

  This winter has been so mild we wouldn’t be surprised if plants were blooming in February! But what happens in a normal season? Just how do plants control when and how they flower? Find out how research at the John Innes Centre on flowering in weeds contributes to food security. Talks included a look [...]

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Flowers in February

This winter has been so mild we wouldn’t be surprised if plants were blooming in February! But what happens in a normal season? Just how do plants control when and how they flower? Find out in an evening devoted to one of nature’s most magnificent events – flowering – and how research at the John [...]

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Should I listen to experts?

Should I listen to experts?

Who do you turn to for advice and which advice do you take?  A simple enough question but does your head ever rule your heart and are your decisions evidence based?  Do you ever doubt experts based on who they are seen to be representing and can you ever get truly independent advice?  Are you [...]

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Food Security Event

Food Security Event

At a public event on February 9th, scientists from the John Innes Centre and the Sainsbury Laboratory will talk about how research in Norwich is helping to tackle the global challenge of food security.  Rapidly growing world population, loss of prime agricultural land, greater demands for water and resources and the threat of climate change [...]

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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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