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High-Tech Sci-Tech
Autumn 2017
01 November 2017

Scientific conferences often function as showcases for the impressive new applications of technology from the frontiers of modern research. This year’s SEB Annual Meeting in Gothenburg was certainly no exception, and here are just a few of the innovative technologies and techniques that were on display.

Lee Sweetlove
In conversation with... Lee Sweetlove
Autumn 2017
01 November 2017

Lee Sweetlove, Professor at the University of Oxford and recently appointed Editor in Chief at The Plant Journal talks to agricultural biotechnology consultant Angie Burnett.

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Taking a closer look at peer review
Autumn 2017
01 November 2017

The pace of research has never moved so fast, producing an estimated 1.5 million scholarly publications each year1. This brings considerable challenges for the academic publishing industry, from recruiting enough reviewers to finding the right journal for each manuscript. At our session ‘Meet the Academic publishers’ at the 2017 SEB Annual Meeting in Gothenburg, our panel of speakers, chaired by John Bothwell (SEB+ Section), offered their views on the challenges facing the industry and the key emerging trends for the future.

James Bradley
Travels with my grant – James Bradley
Autumn 2017
01 November 2017

James travelled to the 14th World Congress on Parasitic Plants (Asilomar, USA) to present his research entitled “A Comparative Genomics Approach to Investigate the Genetic Differences Between Striga Asiatica Ecotypes”.