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Salt tolerance in polyploids
Spring 2019
30 May 2019

Why are polyploids generally more salt tolerant than their diploid progenitors? It is a particularly interesting question given the critical role of polyploidisation in plant evolution together with the large number of polyploid crops, including wheat, sweet potato, and oilseed rape.

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Stress Tests
Spring 2019
30 May 2019

In an ever-changing world, our ability to sample and analyse the physiological state of wildlife is becoming more and more important—but at what cost to the animals themselves? One of the sessions taking place at the 2018 SEB Annual Meeting explored the fascinating recent advances being made in developing non-invasive methods of stress monitoring for both laboratory-bound and field-based research.

Careers Workshop
Communicating your science
Spring 2019
30 May 2019

How would you describe your research to a feisty festival crowd? Or to a panel of journalists? Or to your 6-year-old niece? An interactive careers workshop at the 2018 SEB Annual Meeting organised by Dr Zoe Self Davies aimed to get attendees thinking about effectively communicating their science to a diverse range of audiences.

Garfield Kwan with fellow Squidtoons contributor Yuzo Yanagitsuru
Squidtoons – Marine Science Comics
Spring 2019
30 May 2019

Looking for a way to communicate the results of your latest research in a visually appealing format that the public can understand and that can be shared and reposted instantly? Comics can be the perfect answer, as Garfield Kwan, creative director of Squidtoons (www.squidtoons.com), explains.