Dr Erik Murchie, Associate Professor in the School of Biosciences, presents ‘Photosynthesis: the engine of food production’. Part of the Science Public Lecture Series.
Tags: Biosciences, Erik Murchie, photosynthesis, plant and crop sciences, public lecture, School of Biosciences, science, science public lecture series
In this inaugural lecture, Professor Martin Broadley will describe how plant evolution, compounded by profound geographical factors (physical and cultural), causes widespread human micronutrient deficiencies across the globe.
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In this inaugural lecture, Professor Ritz will reveal some new views of the normally unseen underworld, and explain how understanding the origins and consequences of soil biodiversity can provide a means for us to manage, monitor and protect soils more effectively.
Tags: Biosciences, earth, ecosystem, inaugural lecture, Karl Ritz, Sarah O'Hara, School of Biosciences
As part of the Science Public Lecture Series, Dr Bettina Wolf presents ‘Chocolate: a mouthfeel sensation’.
Tags: Bettina Wolf, Biosciences, chocolate, food, lecture, School of Biosciences, science public lecture series
What can zombies and Doctor Who tell us about genetics or vegan ethics? Find out at […]
Appears in Issue 81
Tags: Catherine Johnson, Doctor Who, Kate Stewart, Keith Bound, Lynn Fotheringham, Mathieu Donner, Nathan Waddell, Popular Culture Lecture Series, School of Biosciences, School of Cultures Language and Area Studies, School of English, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sean May, Stephen Hodkinson, Susannah Lydon, Timo Schrader
Sean May, School of Biosciences, gives a lecture discussing ‘Zombie genomics: or the didactic dead’. Part of the Popular Culture Lecture Series. Art by Kilian Eng and Grey Matter Art.
Tags: film, genomics, Popular Culture Lecture Series, School of Biosciences, Sean May, television
Susannah Lydon, School of Biosciences, discusses ‘Travels in deep time: evolution and extinction in classic Doctor Who’. Part of the Popular Culture Lecture Series.
Tags: Doctor Who, Popular Culture Lecture Series, School of Biosciences, science fiction, Susannah Lydon
Student research is the ultimate heuristic tool, but supervising projects is tricky. Research is uncertain and demands on staff time are huge, yet the student needs a good degree and the supervisor wants a successful career. Can this conundrum be resolved?
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Internationally renowned expert on starches, Professor Sandra Hill, will be delivering her final starch lectures before she leaves the University of Nottingham after 26.2 years. Join Sandra for the final lap and enjoy 26.2 years of expertise in one marathon day.
Tags: charity, Division of Food Sciences, food, lecture, School of Biosciences, seminar
Why do chocolate biscuits taste so yummy after they’ve been dunked in tea? “Mmmm… it turns […]
Appears in Issue 73
Tags: Division of Food Sciences, Dr Ian Fisk, Heston Blumenthal, Heston’s Fantastical Food, lecturer in food chemistry, School of Biosciences