May 2023

Giles Oldroyd appointed British Science Festival Section President

The British Science Association has announced that the Director of the Crop Science Centre, Professor Giles Oldroyd, will be the Agriculture and Food Section President for the British Science Festival 2023.

Professor Giles Oldroyd

Section Presidents are nominated for making a significant contribution to their scientific field, and once selected they play a crucial role in shaping the British Science Festival programme each year.

The Agriculture and Food section of the festival will focus on how plants benefit from associations with friendly bacteria and fungi and how this can be used in sustainable agriculture.

The British Science Festival 2023, taking place 7-10 September, hosted by the University of Exeter.

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