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 2023
These will be live in-person talks taking place in the Botanic Garden Classroom for those visiting the the Garden on the day.
Talk programme 2023:
19 March – Brett Wilson, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge In search of wild tulips: our work to protect the ancestors of one of the world’s favourite plants
16 April – Dr Renske Vroomans, Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge – Computing plant evolution
21 May – Dr Paolo Bombelli, Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge – Do plants generate oxygen? Well, they certainly generate electrons!
18 June – Sarah Sandor, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge – The fascinating world of freshwater microbes
16 July – Dr Natasha Yelina, Department of Plant Sciences – Plants and their offspring: Trait reassortment, diversity and crops