Wednesday, October 29, 2014

TCD Open Day for prospective students

There is an opportunity to meet Plant and Environmental Sciences staff and students at the Trinity College Open Day which will take place on Saturday 6 December, 2014 from 9.00 - 3.30.

The TCD open day allows prospective students to explore College and to experience the numerous undergraduate programmes available through almost 200 presentations.

Key features:
  • Mini lectures about each of our courses,
  • Tours of the Campus, Libraries, and Sports centre
  • Research demonstrations and Clinical skills sessions,
  • Presentations about Student Sports, Societies, the Students' Union, and Accommodation
  • Information sessions for Mature Students, Students with disabilities, Trinity Access Programmes, and Parents/guardians.
So this is your opportunity to find out more about all aspects of student life at Trinity College at first hand.  Find out more including downloads from early November at: Link

Friday, October 24, 2014

Support BOTSOC 2014-15

The Botany Society (BOTSOC) is up and running again this year thanks to the committee who are: 
  • KevinSheridan: President
  • Conor Dolan: Secretary
  • Cara Delorey: Treasurer
  • Yasmin Penders: Personal Relations Officer (PRO)
  • Ordinary Committee Members: James O'Brien, Kane Reu Cusack and Eoin Murphy.

They would very much like to boost membership and support this year. So if you would like to join the BOTSOC and help support the botany department's very own society then please get in touch with any of the committee members. Everyone is welcome  to attend any and all events held during the coming year.

If you wish to sign up for the society, there is an envelope in the Botany office with a sign up sheet. The price is just 2 euros.

Link: Facebook


Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Seminar by Emmanuelle Graciet NUI Maynooth

You are welcome to attend a special seminar given by Dr Emmanuelle Graciet from NUI Maynooth titled:

Sensing the environment through the regulation of protein stability in plants

3:00 pm Friday 24th October
Botany Lecture Theatre

Dr Graciet’s research interests focuses on the role of protein degradation in the regulation of developmental processes, as well as in the response of plants to pathogens. Link


Monday, October 13, 2014

Lecture: Climate clues concealed in the canopy

You are invited to a lecture given by Dr Aline Horwath Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge.

Climate clues concealed in the canopy: on mossy matters & more

Thursday 16th October, 1pm, Botany Lecture Theatre, Trinity College Dublin.