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Chlorophyl flurometer sweet potato
Photosynthesis for a changing world
Spring 2017
29 April 2017

During our Annual Meeting in Gothenburg in July 2017, strategies to achieve this will come under the spotlight in the session ‘Photosynthetic response to a changing environment – Towards sustainable energy production.’ Meanwhile, here is a taste of the exciting ideas that could revolutionise this most fundamental of processes for all life on earth.

Creativity in science teaching
Creativity in Science Teaching
Spring 2017
29 April 2017

The SEB+ Section hosted its biennial symposium, Creativity in Science Teaching, at Charles Darwin House, London from 12–14 December 2016. Prof. Graham Scott (University of Hull) and Dr Sara Marsham (Newcastle University) worked alongside Oliver Kingham from the SEB to organise and host the event.

Nancy Wong
Spotlight on...Nancy Wong
Spring 2017
29 April 2017

A brief encounter with a stranger on a railway station platform, resulting in an exciting new career brings a whole new meaning to ‘Network Rail’, but this is how Nancy Wong first heard about her current job.

SiP trip to Westminster
What happens when science and policy collide?
Spring 2017
29 April 2017

We’d all like to think that government decisions are based on rigorous evidence, especially when it comes to science, but how many of us actually know how to bring our research to the attention of politicians? At the University of Sheffield, a group of early-career researchers decided to clear up the confusion about what happens when science meets politics …. and the Science in Policy (SiP) Group was born!