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Talking Plants: How to Communicate Plant Science

Talking Plants Conference 2018

PROGRAMME: bgen Talking Plants Conference

7th-9th November 2018

This year’s bgen Annual Conference, hosted jointly by Cambridge University’s Botanic Garden and Sainsbury Laboratory, will focus on communicating plant science and research to a wide range of audiences. Join plant scientists from around the University, the team at the Garden, and plant science communicators and educators from across the UK for three days of ‘Talking Plants’ in Cambridge. Full … Continue Reading ››

Learn to Engage Support for bgen Conference 2018

Applications are now open for the LearnToEngage Multiplier Event to be held at the bgen Annual Conference, 7-9 November 2018 at Cambridge University Botanic Garden. Not only will participants receive a short, hands-on training opportunity in science communication, but successful applicants will also be eligible for a 100 Euro bursary to support their conference attendance. The event is being run as part of the bgen conference programme and will take place on Thursday 8th November. Apply Applications are welcomed from staff and volunteers … Continue Reading ››

Talking Plants Conference 2018: Accommodation Information

Cambridge is a popular place to visit and therefore has many options for accommodation. Although this year there is no 'Conference Hotel' for delegates, we have agreed special rates for delegates at a couple of establishments and you can find further information about these below. We will organise optional evening activities for delegates, so you can meet up and network each evening. Jesus College: Iconic building with recently refurbished accommodation, 20 minutes walk from the Garden but in … Continue Reading ››