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Man’s impact on flax evolution more limited than thought

Prof AllabyFlax naturally adapted to new environments rather than by human influence due to a set of genes that enable it to change its architecture according to research led by Professor Robin Allaby.

Press Release

The School of Life Sciences has been recognised for its commitment to Athena SWAN in the achievement of a Silver Award in 2018.

as_rgb_silver_award_copy.jpg"Athena SWAN is a central component of our culture and working practice and we continue to champion the development of a science department that provides collegiality and transparency to ensure equal opportunities for all"
Head of School, Professor Lorenzo Frigerio

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Raising Awareness on Bullying and Harassment - 13 June 2019

Public Science Evenings

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Tuesday 18 June 2019 - 'Exoplanets and life: are we alone?'
Join us for our final public science evening of the 2018/19 academic year! This will focus on the possibility of life throughout the universe, and explore the requirements necessary for life to exist. These talks will discuss habitable zones, exoplanets, the chemistry of life and much more. Registration will open in April.

Impact

Researchers are using cutting-edge technologies to understand how plants adapt to survive stresses such as drought and nutrient deficiencies.

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Improving seed performance for the establishment of crops

More than 80% of research in the School of Life Sciences was rated as 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent' in REF2014

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