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Tim Gordon
Young Scientists Awards 2018
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

Each year, at the SEB Annual Meeting, young scientists submit their abstract to the Young Scientist Award Session and compete for the award of ‘best research presentation’. Our science writers Alex Evans and Jonathan Smith have summarised the research presented by our 2018 winners.

Martin Brocklehurst speaking (Credit - Simon Callaghan)_opt
Science with Impact: Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

From sharing individual experiences to collecting data on a global scale, members of the general public are playing an increasingly important role in the way that we gather information for research. At this year’s SEB Annual Main Meeting, a panel of researchers, policymakers and media professionals shared their diverse experiences and thoughts on how we can best utilise this unique and important resource.

Green Microbes
Green Microbes
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

Traditional plant and animal biology were not the only focus in this year’s Annual Meeting. Microbial and algal organisms also received a lot of attention in the Green Microbes session, where speakers discussed the benefits of understanding their biology. This article features two key examples of research presented at the session: of coral symbiosis and of seaweed cell biology.

Francesco Valente
Travel grants to go - Francesco Valente
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

Francesco travelled to Montpellier, France this summer to attend the “International Plant Molecular Biology Congress 2018” and present his work entitled “Investigating sub-cellular dynamics during immune responses in wheat using advanced bio-imaging approaches”.