14 July 2015

Visit to Rothamsted Research

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Rothamsted Research

Rothamsted Research

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This visit will provide an opportunity to see something of what is going on in the newly created 'Rothamsted Innovation Hub'.

The programme will be flexible in order to cater for the various interests of our group, but there will also be an opportunity to meet and discuss their work with other Rothamsted staff, and to tour the glasshouse facilities.

Members from Agrisciences, Horticulture, Food, Environment, Health and Safety and Cambridge and Great Eastern Groups are invited to join the visit.


Day 1

Tea and coffee with the new Head of External Relations at Rothamsted Research (TBC)
Talk by the SCI Agrisciences Group
Introduction to Rothamsted Research
Dr Andrew Spencer, Head of Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation
Tour of the Rothamsted classical field trials and the GM trials
Tea and coffee with Professor John Pickett
Introduction to the Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise
Chris Dunkley, CEO at RoCRE
Professor John Pickett
Dr David Evans
Introduction to Apreslabs
Dr Graham Moores
Tour of Controlled Environment and Glasshouse Facilities
Visit closes

Venue and Contact

Rothamsted Reasearch

Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ 


Dr Derek Hollomon

Tel: +44 (0) 1272 333143

Email: agdr17@ukgateway.net


This is a FREE members only visit - Registration is required

Attendees are invited to bring one or two guests.

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