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BT Adastral Park welcomes 107 new graduates to Martlesham Heath during induction week

PUBLISHED: 14:45 16 October 2017 | UPDATED: 17:08 16 October 2017

Professor Tim Whitley, managing director of research and Innovation and  Adastral Park (fifth left) with some of the new graduate recruits joining BT. Picture: MARK KEMPTON

Professor Tim Whitley, managing director of research and Innovation and Adastral Park (fifth left) with some of the new graduate recruits joining BT. Picture: MARK KEMPTON

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BT has welcomed its new intake of 107 graduates at its research and development headquarters at Adastral Park in Martlesham Heath.

The popular graduate scheme with the technology firm featured the new graduates take part in an induction event as part of their welcome week.

Of the group, 63 will continue their work at the BT labs in Martlesham in their roles.

Managing director Professor Tim Whitley said: “Adastral Park is the home of BT’s research and development. Technologies developed here now underpin many of the ways we communicate, transmit data and interact with each other every day.

“I’m delighted to welcome the 2017 intake of graduates. These are exciting times for BT and it is fabulous to see so many high calibre young people joining the company to drive us forward. And it is especially pleasing that so many will join us in Suffolk at our R&D Headquarters.”

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