Post Graduate Research

Through our long term research commitment to deliver innovation across strategically important industry sectors, Fera offer a range of PhD studentships to grow the specialist skills base required within the agrifood sector.

Post Graduate Research

Fera founded the Institute for Agri-Food and Innovation (IAFRI) with Newcastle University to house targeted post graduate research programmes. World-leading research activities at IAFRI made relevant by industry experts enables Fera to develop extensive new solutions, techniques, skills and best practices in agrifood and environment. Fera Science Ltd has an excellent and long-standing track record of supporting PhD studentships.

Working with our extensive network of academic partners, we have for many decades co-sponsored between 20-30 studentships a year.


IAFRI PhDs focus on three core research themes:

Functional foods

Diagnostics and decisions systems for agriculture

Risk management tools for the agri-food industry





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