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Personal Development

Conferences

VeGIN Stakeholder meeting, Warwick Crop Centre, Feb 2012

University of Warwick Student Symposium, May 2012 (Abstract submitted)

RHS PhD Symposium, RHS Garden Wisley, Nov 2012 (Oral presentation)

University of Warwick Student Symposium, May 2013 (Poster presentation)

SCI Young Researchers in AgriSciences, Reading, July 2013 (Oral presentation)

University of Warwick Student Symposium, March 2014 (Oral presentation)

19th Crucifer Genetics Workshop and Brassica 2014 Conference, China, April 2014 (Poster presentation)

UK-BRC, Warwick Crop Centre, May 2014

British Leafy Salads Association and Brassica Conference, Peterborough, Jan 2015 (Poster presentation)

UK PlantSci Conference, Harper Adams, April 2015 (Oral presentation)

SEB 2015 Conference, Prague, July 2015 (Poster presentation) (SEB Travel grant awarded to attend meeting)

Presentations

Warwick Crop Centre Seminar series, June 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 (Oral presentation)

Warwick Crop Centre Open Day, Sept 2013 and 2014 (Poster presenation)

University of Warwick Plant Seminar series, Feb 2014 (Oral presentation)

Professor Yiguo Hong's Lab group, Hangzhou Normal University, China, April 2014 (Oral presentation)

BBSRC-Warwick Strategic Partnership visit, Nov 2014 (Poster presentation)

Elsoms Seeds Ltd PhD project presentations day, March 2015 (Oral presentation)

Training Courses

How to be an effective researcher

Team Building and Networking

Science Communication

Academic Writing

Teaching Activities

First year undergraduate practical lab skills, demonstrating and report marking, Oct 2013 and 2014

Second year undergraduate dry lab skills, demonstrating and report marking, April 2013 and 2015

Third year project student training and supervision (1 student April-May 2013, 2 students April-May 2014)

MIBTP project student training and supervision (1 student Jan-Mar 2014)

Visiting Masters student from Professor Yiguo Hong's lab, China - training (1 student Sept 2014)

QPCR Masterclass for Masters and PhD students, July 2015

Outreach Activities

Warwick Summer School for 14-15 yr olds, 1 hour taught and practical class on flowering (July 2014)

Primary School Outreach for 9-10 yr olds, 1 hour practical class on plant science (Dec 2014)

STEM Ambassador

Cheltenham Science Festival for 5-15 yr olds, 3 hours practical session on 'What If.....we lived in space' (June 2015)