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29th January 2020

Our Edinburgh Plant Science (EPS) network relaunch meeting was held on Wednesday 29th January at the King’s Buildings campus of Edinburgh University. The meeting saw a packed room with over 60 attendees and a productive agenda with a wide variety of talks from representative from partner institutes. The meeting was a great start to identify shared areas of interest/potential collaborations between young researchers, principal investigators (PIs) and industry representatives. Some speakers even reached out to the audience for potential collaborators to apply for a grant.

We have also received a good response from old and new early career researchers (ECRs; including PDRAs, RAs and PhD students) who signed up to our network. Recently, we have established an EPS ECR committee that will organize our future annual meeting as...

1st December 2020

In January 2020 we are planning a rejuvenation and expansion of the Edinburgh Plant Science (EPS) network that brings together > 600 plant scientists from across the Capital. I would like to warmly invite you to attend the EPS relaunch meeting on Wednesday 29th January at the King’s Buildings campus of Edinburgh University. The meeting agenda will provide opportunities for old and new members to get to know our partner institutes better. The meeting will include brief talks from partner institutes, after which we will have a round table discussion with all speakers and network members. The meeting agenda will provide opportunities for old and new members to get to know our partner institutes better. Three key goals of the meeting are to:

i) Identify shared areas of interest/potential collaborations for...

15th June 2017
 
Edinburgh Plant Science Summer Event, hosting Syngenta
Venue: Waddington Building, Room 1.08, King’s Buildings Campus, University of Edinburgh, EH9 3BF

Edinburgh University was delighted to host the Edinburgh Plant Science Summer Event featuring Dr Dave Hughes, our special guest speaker from Syngenta. News on EPS funding successes, on-going funding applications and projects was provided by Professor Karen Halliday, EPS Director (SBS, UoE), Professor Mat Williams (GeoSciences, UoE) and Dr David Kenyon (SASA). Our Internationalisation agenda was presented by Professor Geoff Simm, Director of the Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security (UoE), Dr Alexanra...

1st April 2017

Edinburgh Plant Science and the University of Edinburgh Plant Science Society are hosting a student-organised event primarily targeted at undergraduate and postgraduate students and those early in their careers. We are showcasing some of the varied and fascinating places an interest in plants can lead to. 

To register and for more information: http://plantsandtheland.eventbrite.co.uk