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Funding of Phase II Networks in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy

8th Nov 2018

BBSRC, with the support of EPSRC, have committed £11 million to fund 6 unique collaborative Networks in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (BBSRC NIBB) to support, encourage, and facilitate this essential work. From seaweed to metals, these multidisciplinary networks will drive new ideas to...

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New UKRI-funded Plant Phenomics Network

7th Nov 2018

New UKRI-funded Plant Phenomics Network PhenomUK is a UKRI-funded Technology Touching Life network lead by Profs Tony Pridmore (Nottingham) and Malcolm Hawkesford (Rothamsted Research) and promoting an integrated, holistic view of the plant phenotyping process across the UK. PhenomUk’s goal is...

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European Scientists comment on ECJ ruling

1st Nov 2018

Oct 24th Leading scientists representing more than 85 European plant and life sciences research centers and institutes have endorsed a position paper that urgently calls upon European policy makers to safeguard innovation in plant science and agriculture. The scientists are deeply concerned...

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GARNet Research Roundup: November 1st 2018

1st Nov 2018

This week’s GARNet research roundup again features papers on a variety of topics. First is work from the University of Leeds that investigates the physical properties of callose:cellulose hydrogels and the implication for cell wall formation. Second is work from the University of York that...

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European Plant Phenotyping Access Call

22nd Oct 2018

The EPPN2020 provides researchers from academia and industry with access to 31 phenotyping facilities in Europe. The facilities can be used for experiments with either scientific or technological objectives. EPPN2020 has launched the third call for access, open to European groups and (to a limited...

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GARNet Research Roundup: October 19th 2018

19th Oct 2018

This edition of the GARNet research roundup includes six papers that look at different areas of plant biology. Firstly is a Belgian-led study with co-authors from Nottingham that introduces adaptive Xerobranching, a cereal-root response that can be mimicked in Arabidopsis by modulating ABA...

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