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Nicola Yates


Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, AL5 2JQ
+44 (0) 1582 938 700


Nicola is the International Projects Manager at Rothamsted Research, responsible for the identification of potential overseas research partnerships and for the facilitation of international collaborations in support of our strategic goals. She monitors and profiles the Institute’s international activities and provides support for all international programmes. She also provides operational support to the Rothamsted International Fellowship Scheme, which enables researchers from developing countries to train at Rothamsted Research on jointly developed research projects. Nicola has more than 20 years of agricultural research experience at the Institute and has now directed her activities to international research development. Her current focus is the organisation and coordination of a series of overseas workshops with strategic partners, which is funded by a Global Challenges Research Fund-Impact Acceleration Award.


  • 1998 - Bachelor (Hons) of Biology, University of Luton, UK

Measures of Esteem

  • European Biomass and Bioenergy Conference. Session Chair and organizer (2015 and 2016)
  • Review editor for Frontiers Journal
  • Invited Lecturer at Leeds University for the
  • Energy from Biomass combustion course(Industry and Post Docs, 2015 and 2016)
  • Invited lecturer at Exeter University. Biomass Module. Specialist in Energy Crop production (2009-2012)