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Tuesday 23rd May 2017

TVs Food Unwrapped features our colourful plant research

TVs Food Unwrapped features our colourful plant research
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Hi tech research from the School of Biological Sciences on Channel 4 programme 'Food Unwrapped' was described as a 'funky solution' in the cultivation of fresh herbs for the food industry.
Date:
Tuesday 23rd May 2017
Friday 19th May 2017

Giving schools a biodiversity boost

Giving schools a biodiversity boost
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Royal Holloway's School Biodiversity project works with schools and their pupils to monitor and improve biodiversity in their school grounds.
Date:
Friday 19th May 2017

Top Royal Society of Biology Award received by Royal Holloway student

Top Royal Society of Biology Award received by Royal Holloway student
Description
James March, a postgraduate student in the School of Biological Sciences at Royal Holloway, received the 'Top Graduate of an Accredited Programme Award' at the annual Royal Society of Biology's Degree Accreditation Awards Ceremony held at the Houses of Parliament.
Date:
Friday 19th May 2017
Wednesday 30th November 2016

Dr Devoto's Japan-UK collaboration wins Bridge Award

Dr Devoto's Japan-UK collaboration wins Bridge Award
Description
Dr Alessandra Devoto, Reader in Molecular Plant Biology, School of Biological Sciences at Royal Holloway, received a prestigious 'Bridge Award' by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in recognition of excellent achievements toward Japan-UK academic collaboration.
Date:
Wednesday 30th November 2016
Thursday 13th October 2016

At home with our honey bees

At home with our honey bees
Description
A lunchtime learning event hosted by the Insect Cognition Lab offered visitors the chance to taste honey from Royal Holloway's bees.
Date:
Thursday 13th October 2016
Thursday 29th September 2016

Robin Williams joins debate on changing use of animals in research

Robin Williams joins debate on changing use of animals in research
Description
Professor Robin Williams from the School of Biological Sciences at Royal Holloway joins the Talk Science forum at the British Library, as part of the Royal Society of Biology's 'Biology Week 2016', for an event developed in collaboration with the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research.
Date:
Thursday 29th September 2016
Friday 22nd July 2016

Dr Tina Steinbrecher receives prize for oral presentation

Dr Tina Steinbrecher receives prize for oral presentation
Description
Dr Tina Steinbrecher, a BBSRC Research Fellow and Biomechanical Engineer in the School of Biological Sciences at Royal Holloway received an award for her talk delivered at the summer meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology (SEB) at Brighton in July.
Date:
Friday 22nd July 2016
Thursday 7th July 2016

Researchers find smokewater combats problem weeds

Researchers find smokewater combats problem weeds
Description
By applying 'smokewater' to weed seeds, a research group at Royal Holloway University, London, working in collaboration with Syngenta, recently found that dormancy in blackgrass seeds is disrupted, effectively 'flushing' them out of hiding.
Date:
Thursday 7th July 2016
Tuesday 7th June 2016

Dr Morritt presents expert ecological advice in the House of Commons

Dr Morritt presents expert ecological advice in the House of Commons
Description
Dr Dave Morritt contributes his research expertise to a panel discussion by the All-Party Parliamentary Maritime and Ports Group to examine the effects of litter on the marine environment, highlighted as a cause for concern, not only for ecosystems around the Thames but for the North Sea, in to which the river flows.
Date:
Tuesday 7th June 2016
Friday 6th May 2016

Sir David Attenborough films some of our research

Sir David Attenborough films some of our research
Description
Sir David Attenborough visited the School of Biological Sciences in early May to film some of our research for the TV nature series Natural Curiosities.
Date:
Friday 6th May 2016
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