7th Mar 2017

Fascination of Plants Day (FoPD), which takes place on 18th May every other year, is a worldwide initiative of the European Plant Science Organisation (EPSO) and Global Plant Council (GPC), where plant scientists engage with schools and the public to enthuse them about the wonders of plants. ... more »

3rd Mar 2017

Undergraduates - would you like to experience the exciting world of plant science research, tackle a key science challenge, and be paid for it? We've worked with plant scientists to create four excellent projects that address major plant health challenges identified by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). Students can now apply to work on these projects for 8-10 weeks this summer, with selected students receiving £300 per week. ... more »

3rd Feb 2017

Dr Celia Knight FRSB, plant science education and employability consultant, shares her thoughts on undergraduate opportunities. "What does a summer studentship mean to an undergraduate?   When considering whether to undertake a summer research studentship, placement, internship or work experience, undergraduates might wonder:   Does applying for a research studentship mean you have to know you want to do a PhD? If you are an intern, should you expect to be paid? ... more »

3rd Feb 2017

Sam Lane AMRSB looks at some of the technologies and policies that will help cities grow their own food. "What if I told you there was a way to meet growing demands for food security, reduce causes of climate change, shrink supply chains and improve public health? Well, some think that urban agriculture might just be the answer, and plant biologists are in a prime position to get involved." Read the full post on our blog All Under One Leaf ... more »

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