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With so much going on in the world of Arabidopsis research, you can now stay up-to-date with all the latest news, discoveries and find out what is happening in the wider plant science community.

Opportunities at the University of Bristol

23rd Nov 2012

Research Fellowship Opportunities at the University of Bristol Plant Science Research at Bristol is expanding. The new School of Life Sciences is seeking highly motivated individuals to join us as Independent Research Fellows. We recognise the importance of this step in the career of a young...

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Second annual general meeting of the UKPSF

19th Nov 2012

The UK Plant Sciences Federation (UKPSF) is the group that brings together everyone in the UK doing, or associated with, plant sciences. Member organisations include representatives from across the plant sciences – from molecular biologists to ecologists, educators and industry bodies. The second...

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Shortage of Plant Pathology expertise

1st Nov 2012

The British Society of Plant Pathology (BSPP) Audit of Plant Pathology Training and Education in the UK was published in November. It reports a major decline in teaching and research on plant diseases in British Universities. Fewer than half the institutions that teach biology, agriculture, or...

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Funding round-up on the GARNet blog

23rd Oct 2012

A round up of funding opportunities coming up this winter. It includes grants for research, internation and industrial collaborations, for institutions, and competitions.  You can find it here: http://blog.garnetcommunity.org.uk/funding-round-up-winter-2012/

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Four year PhD position available at the John Innes Centre

22nd Oct 2012

Project: Going for growth: identifying targets of a ubiquitin signaling cascade and defining their roles in controlling organ and seed size in Arabidopsis. Supervisor: Prof Mike Bevan (michael.bevan@jic.ac.uk) One of the most characteristic features of plants is their size, which can vary hugely...

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Open access policies in academic publishing

19th Oct 2012

Recently it came to GARNet's attention that many researchers are unsure of open access policies in academic publishing. I have made a list of information about what can be accessed for free and when. Some funding bodies now demand all research undertaken with their funds be published open access....

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