News and Events › Public Events in 2004
All talks, unless stated otherwise, take place at the Rothamsted Conference Centre, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ and start at 7: 30pm. They are free of charge and open to the public. For further information telephone 01582 763133 ext 2260 or email Adelia De Paula at firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2013 Rothamsted Research Public Events list can be downloaded in PDF format
Public Consultation on Management of the Lime Avenue
Tuesday 16th November 2004
Rothamsted's Lime Avenue is in need of some TLC. Some trees are diseased and need felling now, others will need felling in years to come. The avenue, which is a public footpath for much of its length, is much-loved by local residents and Rothamsted seeks your views in developing a management plan to ensure the avenue's future for generations to come.
Guided walking tour of the estate
Sunday 10th October 2004
Dr Elspeth Bartlet will lead a guided walking tour of the Rothamsted estate, visiting the Roman temple, long term field experiments and other points of interest
Life under the Microscope
Tuesday 28th September 2004
60 years ago Rothamsted received one of the first electron microscopes in Britain. This talk will sum up the history of electron microscopy at Rothamsted and display some of the stunning images from Rothamsted's new bioimaging suite. We will also discuss how this new facility is advancing our knowledge of plant biology.
Heritage Open Day
Sunday 12th September 2004
Opening of Rothamsted Manor House and Gardens. 10am - 4pm
Under this national scheme the main hall and the great drawing room of Rothamsted Manor together with the manor gardens will be open to the public free of charge. Rothamsted's 16th century manor house is usually closed to the public. Visitors are asked to park between the trees on the avenue leading up to the Manor.
Tour of the Rothamsted Farm
Tuesday 25th May 2004
Climb into a farm trailer for a tour around the estate to see its history (including the Roman temple) and current experiments. Free of charge but pre-booking with contact below is required.
What's in a clone?
Tuesday 20th April 2004
From the greenfly in your garden to Dolly the sheep and human cloning, Hugh Loxdale will discuss the science and ethics of clonality. In association with the IOB and the Eastern region of the BAAS.
The farm scale trials of GM crops
Tuesday 16th March 2004
What have we learnt from the largest agricultural ecology experiment ever?
To mark national science week, the scientists behind the farm scale trials of GM crops will discuss what these trials have taught us, not just about GM, but also about wildlife on British farmland.
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