As the world endures the impacts of a rapidly changing climate — sea level rise, extreme weather events, warming and acidifying oceans (among many...
Plant science: overlooked research area that gave birth to cell biology
Particle theory: how a humble finding in plant science transformed physics and chemistry
Jamara: science of growing barley grass central to Dashain, the main Hindu festival
From a PhD in cancer biology to science communications, find out more about Dr Kasia Makowska’s career in the TalkPlant...
Blogs, Career Blogs
How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
Be in the know: knowing when to say “I don’t know”
Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration
UK people of minority ethnic backgrounds are more likely to die from coronavirus infection than white people.
Unravelling the secret of antibiotic resistance
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
Food waste and food loss: tech to the rescue
I currently work as a Senior Funding Policy Manager at UKRI. Read to find out more about this role.
Post-PhD Career 1: Research Programme Manager
Pinpointing the location of a new class of plant proteins
In my first job outside academia, I worked as a Research Programme Manager at NIHR. Read to find out more...
Blogs, Science News
Carbon dioxide-eating microbes: synthetic biology can initiate sustainable industrial revolution creating circular economy
Planting trees is vital, but it won’t stop climate change. We must reduce fossil fuel use.