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Inspiring the next generation of plant scientists
12 July 2016

The roadmap currently being developed for the future of UK plant sciences is about the science of 2030 and well beyond. It is also about the people – currently still at school – who will then be in positions of power, from taking the strategic decisions to doing the science or voting for the change-makers. Here, Harriet Truscott from the Gatsby Plant Science Education Programme argues that the roadmap must capture the attention of a generation.

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Building a vision for the future – a roadmap for UK plant science
12 July 2016

Development of a roadmap for the future of UK plant sciences is vitally important, and intensive activity by the UK Plant Sciences Federation (UKPSF) is now carrying this forward. It will have wide resonance internationally, reflecting UK scientific excellence and the need to address urgent global challenges. Here, Allessandro Allegra from the Royal Society of Biology and Dr Rick Mumford from Fera Science Ltd (and chair of the UKPSF) set out the background and important progress being made in 2016.

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UK Science Policy news
01 July 2016

The Royal Society of Biology's weekly round up of science policy news is here!

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SEB statement on EU Referendum
30 June 2016

Many of you will have read about the significant event that occurred in the United Kingdom last week when a small majority of the population voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. The ramifications of this decision are still being discussed and the political fallout in the UK has been extensive. However, the work of SEB goes on.