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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.

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Big Ideas in Macrophysiology
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

In July 2018, a group of experimental physiologists, ecologists and modellers congregated in Florence, Italy for the Animal Biology Satellite Meeting “The height, breadth and depth of physiological diversity: variation across latitudinal, altitudinal and depth gradients”.

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In Conversation with - George Bassel
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

George Bassel, Professor of Plant Computational Biology at the University of Birmingham, talks to plant physiologist Angie Burnett