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A networking organisation for plants-related research and impact

To achieve our objectives CambPlants works closely with the Strategic Research Initiatives (such as GFS, CCI and SRNs), CSaP, the Bioscience Impact Team from the School of Biological Sciences among other internal & external networks. 

The work of CambPlants Hub falls under three main themes: Impact, Communication and Collaboration. Our services are outlined below:

However, this list is not exhaustive. Please don’t hesitate to Contact Us if you think we can help you.  

Research Facilitation


Pre and Post Award (support and advice)

Translational Funding Schemes (identifying and supporting)

Pathways to Impact Support (advise and implementation)

Impact Strategy Mapping

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Convening & Industry Interaction



Connecting with industry, policy makers, public and research councils

Cultivating stakeholder relationships

One-to-one interactions

Industry-led forums and workshops

Career days, internships, lectures and debates

Industry Club

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Capability Building


Training programmes

Plant-Impact Champions

Placements (inc PIPS)

Support to REF2020

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Public Engagement - Outreach


Public understanding of science is of vital importance.  We like to get the word out that plant research helps solve global issues, such as secure supplies of food, energy and materials, and how it benefits agriculture, horticulture, forestry and environmental conservation.

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