Our PeopleAt the Babraham Institute, we believe that the best science comes from a diverse and inclusive community of people that work together, support each other and have a healthy work-life balance. We’re committed to supporting all our staff to do their best work and to advance their careers in ways that work for them. Find out more about what’s available here on Campus and the opportunities all our staff, students and visitors have access to.
The Babraham Institute is governed by our Board of Trustees. Our community includes a wide range of people with different skills and expertise. In addition to our research groups and science facility teams, the Institute employs various support staff including administrators as well as nursery staff, engineers, technicians and more.
Each year we welcome around 100 visiting researchers as well as a variety of apprentices, summer placement & Erasmus+ students, internships and work-experience students. Visit our Vacancies pages or get in contact to find out more about potential opportunities.
Many Institute scientists receive funding through grants provided by the Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), in addition to our Strategic Programme Grants this includes several PhD studentships funded through BBSRC DTP awards. Other sources include funding from the Wellcome Trust, other Research Councils, medical charities, the European Commission and through partnerships with Industry.