Professor Claire Halpin FRSE, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee

How can mankind meet the challenges of achieving food and fuel security in a growing world without destroying the planet? Come and hear emerging ideas on how to use plants to sustainably produce food, fuels and chemicals while mitigating climate change, and learn about new crop breeding technologies that might allow us to achieve that.

Supported by the Scottish Society for Crop Research

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The annual Public Lecture programme seeks to offer a varied and interesting series of talks by accomplished scientists in a range of disciplines. It runs from Autumn to Spring with five or six talks evenly spaced out over the winter months.

All talks are FREE and are intended for a non-specialist public audience and are open to everyone. There is no need to book in advance.

You may also be interested in the following series of talks which are held locally:

Cafe Science Dundee and Cafe Science Extra
The University of Dundee’s Saturday Evening Lectures

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