The series aims to bring the latest discoveries in plant science, as well as research linked to the plant collection at CUBG, to our visitors in a 30 minute nutshell.
Science on Sundays in 2022
We will be running these talks as online webinars for those at home, and also screening the talks live from the Botanic Garden Classroom for those visiting the the Garden on the day.
Please check the website and social media (@CUBotanicGarden) for updates on how to book onto these webinars.
Talk programme 2022:
13 March – Sam Buckton, Department of Environment and Geography, University of York- Pasties and pigmies: the plant galls and leaf-miners of Cambridge University Botanic Garden
10 April – Dr Miranda Sinnott-Armstrong, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge – Fatty fruits and feathered friends: how novel fruit colours communicate with animals
8 May – Dr Jake Harris, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge – Plant memory: form and function in a decentralised ‘brain’
12 June – Simon Chen, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge – Changing the world or facing reality: How caterpillars overcome slippery leaves
10 July – Dr Fiona Leigh, NIAB – Capturing Lost wheat genetic diversity
14 August (prerecorded) – A compilation of all 2021 Science on Sunday talk recordings uploaded to You tube for you to view at your leisure.