Extraordinary flora

25 June 2013, 6.30 PM - 25 June 2013, 6.30 PM

The Botanic Garden, Stoke Park Road, Bristol, BS9 1JG
Frances Cartwright, plant scientist and STEM ambassador, explores some surprising facts about plants and ways in which their properties might be used to tackle some of the global problems facing us in the 21st century.

Artist Melanie Jackson will talk about the ways that plants have appeared in extraordinary fictions, and the stories that science can tell us about ourselves. 

Drinks and nibbles will be provided and you are welcome to bring along a picnic if you wish.  Please note, weather permitting this will be an outdoor event, so warm clothes would be advised.

Speakers Frances Cartwright, School of Biological Sciences and Melanie Jackson, Artist in Residence, Stoke Bishop, University of Bristol

Admission Free, but booking required in advance via the online booking form or contact Diane Thorne email: diane.thorne@bristol.ac.uk or tel: +44 (0)117 33 18318

This event has been organised by the Centre for Public Engagement.

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