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
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 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.