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CambPlants activities are focused on facilitating research collaborations, convening strategic relationships and enhancing capability among researchers through different activities and programmes. Among them the following flagship events are highlighted:

Cambridge Science Festival

CambPlants co-organises the Plant and Life Sciences Marquee during the annual University of Cambridge Science Festival, to showcase plant-related research to the public. 

Festival of Plants

CambPlants is one of the sponsors of the Festival of Plants at the Cambridge University Botanic Garden, and helps coordinating exhibits and talks from Plant scientists. This year's Festival of Plants will take place on Saturday 19 May.

Young Innovators' Forum

The Young Innovators' Forum (YIF) is designed to help scientists and farmers understand more about each others' worlds. The Forum organises free to attend, informal events in the lab and the field aimed at helping bridge the gap between research and production. 

FarmRound Career Day

These events are afternoons dedicated to postgraduate careers in the agricultural sector, with companies and University departments presenting their work and career opportunities.

CambPlants Industrial Talks

CambPlants Industrial Talks are one-hour seminars to highlight Plant Sciences industrial collaborations with the participation of an academic and an industrial representative and also include a networking session.

Translational Funders Day

These events bring together research council representatives, researchers and industry to network and learn about latest funding opportunities in plant sciences, agriculture, animal health and conservation.

Impact@Tea

CambPlants runs its monthly flagship event Impact@Tea, which are drop-in sessions in order to raise awareness of research impact and the various routes for achieving it.

 

Upcoming events

Improving rural livelihoods by reducing crop losses

May 09, 2018

David Attenborough Building (Room 1.25a) Museums Site, Pembroke St, Cambridge

Why we should trust science (but not necessarily scientists)

May 15, 2018

David Attenborough Building Pembroke Street Cambridge CB2 3QY

FOOD FUTURES (Part 1)

May 16, 2018

Robinson College, Grange Road, CB3 9AN, Cambridge

Festival of Plants 2018

May 19, 2018

University of Cambridge Botanic Garden

FOOD FUTURES (Part 2)

Jun 07, 2018

Clare College, Cambridge

Upcoming events