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With so much going on in the world of Arabidopsis research, you can now stay up-to-date with all the latest news, discoveries and find out what is happening in the wider plant science community.

Arabidopsis Research Round-up

5th Feb 2014

Another week, another round-up of papers from the UK Arabidopsis research community. This week, we have two papers co-authored by GARNet committee member John Doonan at IBERS, as well as contributions from the John Innes Centre, and the Universities of Birmingham, Lancaster and Leeds. All are open...

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UKPSF Report Launch: Celebrations and Warnings over UK Plant Sciences

3rd Feb 2014

The UK Plant Sciences Federation report launch on Tuesday was a great event at the Royal Society. The great and the good of the UK plant science world gathered to celebrate the publication of UK Plant Science: Current Status and Future Challenges. The launch event had been hotly anticipated on...

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Prestigious Wolfson Research Merit Award for Professor Claire Halpin

31st Jan 2014

University of Dundee scientist and former GARNet Advisory Committee member Professor Claire Halpin has been appointed one of 21 new Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award holders. The prestigious award provides five-year's support for outstanding scientists to help them continue their...

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Arabidopsis Research Round-up

30th Jan 2014

Just one new paper this week, but it’s from Warwick University’s Bill Finch-Savage. Bill is speaking at the UK Plant Sciences Federation conference in April. If you haven’t registered your place at this event yet, you can do so here:...

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OpenPlant - major boost for synthetic biology

30th Jan 2014

Inspired by the way open source data has stimulated innovation in computing, a new UK centre will create a climate of openness in synthetic biology, helping young researchers and entrepreneurs develop and share new tools and libraries of plant DNA. Plant scientists at Cambridge and Norwich have...

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UK risks losing out without improved investment in plant science

28th Jan 2014

Today, the report UK Plant Science: Current status and future challenges is launched by the UK Plant Sciences Federation (UKPSF), a special interest group of the Society of Biology. The report reveals that the UK's position as a world leader in plant science is under threat...

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