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Researcher at bench in Ma lab

The Gurdon Institute is a very diverse environment that takes care of its postgraduate students really well!

Matthew McCormack, PhD student, Ma lab
Silver beads in beakers

The Gurdon Institute has given me considerable support throughout the years that I have been working here; aiding my redeployment, facilitating flexible part-time working and most recently awarding me a promotion.

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Sets of screwdrivers in the Xiong lab

I have found the Institute an amazing place to work while raising a young family. Very flexible and understanding.

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