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
Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?
Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
From a PhD in cancer biology to science communications, find out more about Dr Kasia Makowska’s career in the TalkPlant...
Blogs, Career Blogs
Most young scientists will not study plant science. So why did I?
Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration
How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
UK people of minority ethnic backgrounds are more likely to die from coronavirus infection than white people.
Synthetic biology creates cellular closet in moss
Blogs, Science News
Climate Strikes: Scientists want you to join civil disobedience movements
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
I currently work as a Senior Funding Policy Manager at UKRI. Read to find out more about this role.
Pinpointing the location of a new class of plant proteins
Unravelling the secret of antibiotic resistance
In my first job outside academia, I worked as a Research Programme Manager at NIHR. Read to find out more...
Planting trees is vital, but it won’t stop climate change. We must reduce fossil fuel use.
AI and plant biotech could produce sustainable omega-3 oils