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This section is for the Exhibitors/Volunteers at the Cambridge Science Festival


From root to shoot - plant patterns past and present

Saturday, 15 March 10am - 4pm, Marquee, Lawn outside of the Department of Plant Sciences

Researchers at the Department of Plant Sciences, the Sainsbury Laboratory and NIAB will be presenting exhibits to help the general public discover the amazing world of plant structure, organisation and pattern formation.


Useful documents:

About Science Festival - how the Science Festival Works

Health and Safety - IMPORTANT- MUST READ!

Risk Assessment - presentation from the University's Health and Safety Team

CFS overall risk assessment and lecture risk assessment

Volunteer Briefing Notes (General)

Volunteer Briefing Notes (Plant Sciences Marquee)* MUST READ

Plant Sciences Marquee Risk Assessment Form

Poster template

Your contacts for 2014 are:

Beatrix Schlarb-Ridley (3)33956 (07778983612

Dijana Maric (7)61740 ()

Elisabeth Burmeister (SLCU)  MARQUEE STEWARD 07914820423

If you are interested in volunteering on the day, please get in touch with either Bea or Dijana, we are always grateful for extra help!

Groups / exhibits

PI / VolunteersExhibitRisk Assessment

Andrew Tanentzap

Tommaso Jucker

Tree rings

 Tree Rings ra

Julia Davies

Root structures

 Root structures ra

Howard Griffiths

Maddie Mitchell

Sub-cellular structure and function

 Sub-cellular structure and function ra

Ian Henderson

Daisy Heisenberg

Chromosomes and genetics

 Chromosomes ra

Alison Smith

Beatrix Schlarb-Ridley

Brine wash - Algae culture - Algae Paste products


SLCU / Ottoline Leiser

Elisabeth Burmeister

Patterns of Plant Growth

 SLCU ra


Huw Jones

Display of plant materials

Tractor demonstrating GPS precision agriculture

NIAB display ra

NIAB Tractor ra / Public Liability