Monthly Archives: May 2021

Rocket science: Telling the story of the C2 enigma

Written by: Catherine Walsh Purely by accident, the plan for my PhD research has gained some highly exciting yet potentially controversial hypotheses to test. I am attributing this fresh development to a small extent to the ‘work from home’ policy adopted by Lancaster University during the pandemic but mainly to my supervisor, Dr Marj Lundgren […]

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Celebrating Success

Congratulations to one of our WCTP students, Keira Dymond, on the publication of an article entitled ‘The role of insect pollinators in avocado production: A global review’  in The Journal of Applied Entomology. Dymond, K., Celis‐Diez, J.L., Potts, S.G., Howlett, B.G., Willcox, B.K. & Garratt, M.P.D. 2021. The role of insect pollinators in avocado production: […]

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DIY Laboratory: Apple Research under the Dome

Written by: Alex Bleasdale If there is one thing I have learned in the last year, it’s that working from home is not ideal for plant research. Living at home, close to my university had its benefits, but the climate at Lancaster and the wet and windy weather in my back garden is not the […]

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