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NIAB is on the move

Moving day is getting closer and we're getting excited!

From 2nd February 2020 our new HQ site on Lawrence Weaver Road will be open for business. So please be patient while our teams, currently based at Huntingdon Road, move across to the new site in early February. Our phone numbers and emails remain the same but our postal address will change to 93 Lawrence Weaver Road, Cambridge, CB3 0LE

NEWS: HM The Queen visits NIAB

NIAB welcomed Her Majesty The Queen to Cambridge on Tuesday 9th July with a celebration of 100 years of crop science.

As part of the organisation’s Centenary celebrations CEO and Director Dr Tina Barsby accompanied The Queen as she met staff in the Sophi Taylor Building Conference Centre and glasshouses at NIAB’s Park Farm field station on the outskirts of Cambridge.

Lifetime achievement award for former head of NIAB CUF, David Firman

The award was collected by his successor, Dr Mark Stalham. Mark too was celebrating an award of his own – scooping the Agronomy award. As David recently stepped down as Head of the NIAB CUF, it’s time to look back at his career:

An integral part of the Potato Research group since joining in 1984, David succeeded Eric Allen as leader in 2008, supervising the transfer of CUF into NIAB in 2013.


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