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ETH @ OLMA Agricultural Fair: 11-21 October in St. Gallen

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Wo Zukunft entsteht

The PSC coordinates the exhibition activities together with several ETH research groups from D-USYS, D-HEST and the World Food System Center.
With the goal of bringing research closer to the farming community we have created an exhibit with activities mainly for adults, teens and young children.

The heart of the exhibit is the Lab, with a program of short workshops and demonstrations. Samuel C. Zeeman’s group is developing a starch-in-grains demo, and Laura Nystrom’s group shows properties of soluble fibres in grains. The Virtual Reality film by Nina Buchmann's Grassland Science group is certainly a big hit, as will the stomata experiments presented by Bruno Studer's Forage Crop Genetics group.

OLMA, https://www.olma-messen.ch/de/messen/olma/besucher/uebersicht
Come by and visit us in Hall 6!

Urban Agriculture – Fad or Future: Should tomorrow’s cities grow their own food?

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24 October 2018, 17:15 – 19:00. ETH Zurich, LEE E 101, Leonhardstrasse 21, Zürich

Urban agriculture has the potential to contribute to food security and social well-being in cities, while simultaneously increasing overall sustainability of food production. However, many uncertainties remain with respect to potential risks, limitations, and overall feasibility.

During this Public Round Table, experts will discuss future opportunities and challenges in order to inform the public about the manifold aspects of urban agriculture.

Website Round Table on Urban Agriculture

 

Breakthroughs in Plant Sciences – PSC Symposium

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5 December 2018, ETHZ Auditorium Maximum HG F30, Rämistrasse 101, Zurich

This conference presents major advances in plant science research.

Junior PSC members are encouraged to present their own work in the poster session.

Website (includes registration and poster submission)
https://www.plantsciences.uzh.ch/symposium

https://www.psc2018.ethz.ch/

Pre-announcement: TNAM 11 meeting, 10-12 April 2019 in Zurich

TNAM meeting 2019

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