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Working the crowd: How to teach at scale
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

Finding new and effective strategies for teaching biology to students can often be difficult – especially when you’re outnumbered two hundred to one. The ‘Teaching Biology at Different Scales’ session organised by Katharine Hubbard and Lucy Tallents featured talks by expert educators on how to handle the issue of large class sizes, including an interactive workshop that encouraged the discussion of the challenges and opportunities associated with teaching biology at scale.

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Diversity Dinner - The Italian Grub
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

Diversity Dinner, the popular dining and discussion session held every SEB Annual Meeting, took on an appropriately Italian theme in Florence this year, with a debate centred around the Italian pasta company Barilla.

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Meet the Academics - How do i advance in academia?
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

The Meet the Academics lunchtime session of the SEB Annual Meeting allows an intermixing between young, early-career researchers and those at later stages of their careers. Hosted by George Littlejohn, University of Plymouth, UK, this year’s session was a valuable opportunity to pick the brains of a diverse mix of researchers.

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Seeds of Change
Autumn 2018
01 October 2018

Different love stories that lead to the formation of seeds reunited some experienced researchers, PhD students, early career researchers and academics from all over the world to share their common passion for plant reproduction at the SEB plant satellite meeting “Advances in Plant Reproduction – From Gametes to Seeds” in Florence, Italy this summer.