Roots to Seeds: the evolution of plant science

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ONLINE LECTURE

Roots to Seeds: the evolution of plant science

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  Thursday 16 September 2021

  7–8pm (BST)

 Online

 Free, booking required

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Join Professor Stephen Harris, Druce Curator (Herbaria) and Curator of Roots to Seeds at the Bodleian Library, and Dr Chris Thorogood, Deputy Director and Head of Science, Oxford Botanic Garden & Harcourt Arboretum, as they discuss the past, present and future of botanical research and teaching.

Discover how the herbarium of Bobart the Elder, John Sibthorp's 'Flora Graeca' expedition and the Amazonian waterlily have contributed to four centuries of Oxford botany and current research.

Lead image: Bodleian Library MS. Sherard 245

 Speakers

Professor Stephen Harris, Druce Curator (Herbaria) and Curator of Roots to Seeds

Dr Chris Thorogood, Deputy Director and Head of Science, Oxford Botanic Garden & Harcourt Arboretum

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Acknowledgements

This event is generously supported by The Helen Hamlyn Trust.

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