Director for Science Innovation, Engagement & Partnerships
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Our recent Festival of Ideas, which attracted over 8,000 visitors, has been shortlisted in this year’s Herts Tourism Awards.
18 Oct 2018
A popular technique for studying genes from different organisms plus a new carrier to transfer them to plants have yielded a powerful tool for understanding crops better.
13 Aug 2018
European lawyers have ruled that a crop whose performance has been altered by a modern genome technique must pass the same checks as GM crops that include foreign genes.
25 Jul 2018
Earth observation data from satellites and drones promise support for hard-pressed farmers in Colombia who are seeking to improve the viability of the country’s agriculture.
The huge growth in livestock farming in China, making it the world’s largest producer by the 1990s, had profound consequences for the planet that its scientists are now addressing.
19 Jul 2018
From a single event in London just nine years ago, Soapbox Science is now an international occasion for women to talk about their science and how they got to where they are today.
28 Jun 2018
Long-term trials at Rothamsted Research have confirmed how the devastating take-all root fungus of cereal crops can be contained by careful choice of the varieties grown.
22 Jun 2018