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Scientific Discovery Trail-limited returns available

Due to last minute cancellations, a few places are now available for our Scientific Discovery Trail on 17 March. Booking essential.

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New outreach materials available online!

SLCU is making some of its outreach materials available online after requests from teachers at the Big Biology Day

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Spring outreach at SLCU

Spring outreach at SLCU

Researchers at SLCU have had a busy spring participating in several public engagement events aimed at future plant scientists and the general public.

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SLCU to host EMBO Interdisciplinary Plant Science Conference in September 2014

SLCU to host EMBO Interdisciplinary Plant Science Conference in September 2014

Registration is now open for the EMBO Interdisciplinary Plant Science Conference taking place on 21-24 September, 2014

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Branching out: from model plants to coppiced trees

Branching out: from model plants to coppiced trees

Researchers from the Sainsbury Laboratory and Rothamsted Research, funded by the BBSRC Crop Science Initiative, have discovered a gene that contributes to the coppicing response of willows.

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Enhanced four year Gatsby PhD Studentship

The evolution of plant mechanics: the role of the cell wall in cell shape across the kingdom

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Role of plants in farming future

Jul 30, 2018

SLCU's Director Ottoline Leyser & SLCU Group Leader Giles Oldroyd discuss opportunities plants will provide for the future of agriculture on BBC 4's Today programme.

GM crop ruling shows why the EU's laws are wholly inadequate

Jul 28, 2018

SLCU Director Ottoline Leyser examines the European Court of Justice's recent ruling on genetically modified crops in her feature for The Conversation.

Behind the scenes with our researchers

Jul 19, 2018

Go behind the scenes with SLCU researcher Dr Annalisa Rizza to find out about her work.

SLCU Director presented OlChemIn Award 2018

Jul 09, 2018

SLCU Director, Professor Ottoline Leyser, was presented with the OlChemIn Award 2018 in recognition of her outstanding research on plant hormones.

Edwige Moyroud awarded Linnean Society Bicentenary Medal

May 24, 2018

Dr Edwige Moyroud has been honoured by the Linnean Society of London with the 2018 Bicentenary Medal for her discoveries on the evolution and development of nanoscale architecture in flower petals.

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