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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.

Bioinformatics training workshop: Your input wanted

12th Apr 2013

Modelling is progressing from the protein and molecular interaction level to tissue, organ, and whole-plant scales; while everything from genomics through to phenomics and, increasingly, field-level and multi-scale biology involves high throughput experiments. All of these necessitate ever greater...

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Student travel bursary to ICAR 2013

14th Mar 2013

I am pleased to announce that 4 travel bursaries of £500, kindly funded by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, are available for Ph.D students currently studying at a UK University to travel to the annual Arabidopsis ICAR conference, which is being held in Sydney,...

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Appointment of new members to Natural England’s Science Advisory Committee

4th Mar 2013

Natural England is seeking to appoint new members from across the scientific community to join its Science advisory Committee, providing vital advice and scrutiny of our science and evidence work.  Applications are welcome from experts across the natural sciences and conservation,...

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Plant and Crops Summer School

28th Feb 2013

The University of Nottingham's Centre for Plant Integrative Biology is running a Summer School in Plants and Crops - Feeding the World. The summer school is aimed at GCSE students who are particularly interested in science. It has been created to help you find out more about Plant and Crop Sciences...

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Funding Opportunities this Spring

28th Feb 2013

This post is also published on the GARNet blog, Weeding the Gems.  Research funding, partnering awards, and fellowships BBSRC Strategic Longer and Larger Grants: Outline proposal deadline 18 April. Selected applicants will then be invited to submit full applications by January 2014. These...

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Travel grants for conferences available

14th Feb 2013

This news article is adapted from a post on the GARNet blog.  The GARNet meeting introducing Plant Synthetic Biology and the second UKPSF conference UK PlantSci 2013 are coming up fast. If you would like to attend one or both of these meetings but feel unable to pay the...

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