Author Archives: UKPSF Admin

About UKPSF Admin

The UK Plant Sciences Federation (UKPSF) is a special interest group of the Royal Society of Biology that brings together the breadth of the plant science community in the UK to create a coordinated approach to research, industry, education, policy and public engagement.

PlantSci2016 conference: Plants in a changing world, from molecular to ecosystem

19 April 2016 By Geraint Parry, GARNet Coordinator Five years after the inaugural meeting of the UK Plant Science Federation took place at the John Innes Centre (JIC) in 2011, the UK PlantSci 2016 conference returned to this worldwide centre … Continue reading

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Actions for plant science in the UK – UKPSF Working Group reports

A personal overview – by Dr Sandy Knapp FRSB Plant science has a broad reach – from molecules to ecosystems, and from blue skies to near-market research and practical applications. The UKPSF was formed to bring the plant science sector … Continue reading

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Fast-tracking from the Gatsby Plant Science Summer School

Celia Knight FRSB talks to Dr Ed Mitchard It’s been 10 years since the first summer school and one of the 2005 alumni is leading his own research in an academic position already. I asked Ed Mitchard to write about … Continue reading

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