Waitrose is leading a £2m collaborative training partnership with Lancaster University, University of Reading, University of Warwick and Rothamsted Research to address global food security.

A seedling is cupped in some hands

The award from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) will fund 18 four year studentships on three themes:

  • Sustainable crop production
  • Sustainable soil and water
  • Biodiversity and ecosystem services in agriculture

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Hanging on the Infection Peg

By Jessica Fostvedt (Waitrose CTP Student) Survival demands that all living things must adapt to their environment or perish. However, an alternative strategy is for an organism to alter the environme…

January 25, 2018

Welcome to Waitrose CTP Cohort 1

Waitrose CTP welcomed its first cohort of students at the end of October for a 3 day Induction Training Event. This was held at the scenic venue of Forrest Hills at Lancaster University.

November 27, 2017