At PURPAN, the lecturer/researcher's role can be divided into 3 tasks

  • Teaching
  • Support
  • Research/Development/Consultancy activities

Lecturers/researchers are grouped into 11 teams who, for the most part, are part of mixed research units [INRA (National Institute for Agricultural Research), CNRS (National Scientific Research Centre) CNRS].

Research Management

Jean DAYDE is responsible both for scientific management and for coordinating and harnessing all the synergy of the 11 research teams.

Scientific consultancy

  • Recognised experts covering the vast majority of the School's areas of research
  • Detailed opinions on the activities conducted by the teams and the major issues to be tackled in the medium term

5 research teams

  • Over 50 lecturer/researchers 
  • Objectives:
    • To be among the 4 or 5 best teams in France in their field 
    • To gain international recognition 

PhD students

  • The School accepts around 20 PhD students within the various teams

Scientific publications

  •   High-level scientific production is the goal of any quality research; this can be in publications, chapters of books, oral presentations, etc. 

Contracts with companies

  • 60 to 80 Research/Development/Consultancy contracts handled annually
  • Answers to operational issues in companies and professional environments
  • Constant augmenting of the teaching content