University of Dundee

CLS Impact and Outreach

Plant Sciences PhD students take part in Biotechnology YES

A team of PhD students from Plant Sciences represented the University of Dundee when they took part in the Biotechnology Young Entrepreneurs Scheme (Biotechnology YES) plant, microbial and environment workshop hosted by Syngenta, a leading agricultural company, in Newcastle recently. Senga Robertson, Rory McLeod, Estela Domingo Torres and Ruth Hamilton attended the competition that took place over three days. All teams taking part attended presentations from leading industry figures about all aspects of knowledge exchange and the commercialisation of ideas.

LifeSpace: Meet the Artist - Battle of Blister

Genetic Moo will talk about their work currently on show as part of Silent Signal in LifeSpace. Battle of Blister by Genetic Moo with Dr Neil Dufton (Imperial College London) is an immersive film that takes the viewer on a fantastic voyage through the inflammation process, charting the escalation from fly bite to full scale engagement. This work will be screened from the 3rd November until the 14th November.