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CambPlants Hub

A networking organisation for plants-related research and impact






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Upcoming Events at the Cambridge Festival

4 March 2021

The Cambridge Festival starts on 26 March, with numerous plants-related events to participate in. Please find more information below. 26 March - 4 April. The adventures of a friendly fungus online game takes you on an adventure through the underground and intrepid life of an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus as it navigates...

Forests' long-term capacity to store carbon is dropping in regions with extreme annual fires

1 March 2021

Researchers have analysed decades’ worth of data on the impact of repeated fires on ecosystems across the world. Their results, published today in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution , show that repeated fires are driving long-term changes to tree communities and reducing their population sizes. Savannah ecosystems...

All University staff, except those needed for business-critical activity, are now working remotely. Please contact us by email, and find the latest COVID-19 information here

CambPlants is an umbrella organisation for those involved in plant-related research at the University of Cambridge, and the point of contact for external interested parties. We provide support for impact and translation activities – be that public engagement, industry collaboration, or informing policy. We help build relationships within the University, facilitate new interdisciplinary collaborations, and assist with engaging with industry. Please contact us if you would like to be included on our mailing list. We will keep you updated about future CambPlants Hub events, and will store your data in a secure University of Cambridge location. We will only contact you as needed.