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

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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Video interviews with plant scientists now online

28th Jan 2013

At the UK PlantSci 2012 conference, GARNet made video podcasts of five researchers talking about their work, the challenges facing plant scientists, and the state of UK plant science today. They all talked about their research, how it applies to the real world, and what they believe the future...

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1st Monogram Early Career Excellence Award

22nd Jan 2013

Monogram would like to invite nominations for the 1st annual Monogram Early Career Excellence Award. We seek to recognize outstanding young scientists and researchers in the field of small grain cereal and grass research in the UK. The excellence award will consider research contributions in both...

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