Scratching the surface of allergic reactions
Living with volcanoes, and learning from the past.
November 13th, 1985, is a date that is still etched in my memory.
Oxford University Botanic Garden Out of Hours Plant Science - The Future of Food and Professor Philip Poole Masterclass Series
Talented young biologists often assume that the best way to make a difference is to become a doctor. The out of hours masterclass series at the Botanic Garden aims to encourage A level biologists to think about plant science as an important and interesting area of biology and one that would allow them to tackle global changes and apply for...
Why one cell is better than 40,000,000,000,000
Your body is a mass of millions and millions of tiny building blocks called cells, which all work together seamlessly on a daily basis in order to allow you to eat, drink, sleep, work, consume caffeine and perform all other essential bodily functions. A major...
I always enjoyed the hands-on aspects of science experiments, mechanical gadgets and photography so by the time I went to Oxford university as an undergraduate I felt particularly drawn to learning more about trees; probably due to some distant memory of trees and forests in various children’s books, so plant biology was a natural direction.