Sep 15, 2020

Fish farming has a sustainability problem and genetic engineering might be the solution

Benefits of a broader biotech adoption in aquaculture will extend beyond the developed world to improve the lives of those...
Jun 10, 2020

Post-PhD Career 3: Dr Kasia Makowska, Press and Science Communications Officer

From a PhD in cancer biology to science communications, find out more about Dr Kasia Makowska’s career in the TalkPlant...
May 10, 2020

Coronavirus: COVID-19 more likely to kill black and Asian people

UK people of minority ethnic backgrounds are more likely to die from coronavirus infection than white people.
Apr 22, 2020

Post-PhD Career 2: Policy Manager

I currently work as a Senior Funding Policy Manager at UKRI. Read to find out more about this role.
Apr 22, 2020

Post-PhD Career 1: Research Programme Manager

In my first job outside academia, I worked as a Research Programme Manager at NIHR. Read to find out more...
Apr 19, 2020

Introducing “Post-PhD Career” blog series at TalkPlant

PhD opens up several career opportunities inside and outside academia. A new blog series will highlight several post-PhD roles.
Apr 06, 2020

100-word explainer: How are cyclones, hurricanes and typhoons different?

Cyclones, typhoons and hurricanes are the same weather phenomena. So why are they called different names?
Mar 29, 2020

AI and plant biotech could produce sustainable omega-3 oils

Innovators are using artificial intelligence and genome editing to develop camelina plants to produce omega-3 nutritional oils.
Feb 26, 2020

Biotech can help feed sustainable, healthy diets to 10 billion people

GMOs can make nutritious food affordable to the poorest, helping us meet dietary targets to protect the environment, improve public...
Feb 11, 2020

Plant science discovered first-ever enzyme and kick-started biochemistry

A plant science study transformed research when it isolated the first-ever enzyme, diastase.