The Gramene Team is pleased to announce its release #39. In collaboration with Ensembl Plants we are providing in this release:
Clermont-Ferrand, France. The research project will focus on wheat model inter-comparison and improvement for assessing the impact of global changes on wheat productivity and environmental impacts. The successful candidate will work with AgMIP (www.agmip.org) wheat research team and project collaborators. For more information about the position, see full description.
Opportunities to develop a partnership with UK wheat researchers
The 2013 call for BBSRC International Partnering Awards and International Workshops is now open. BBSRC grants holders can apply for funding to collaborate with wheat researchers based in Europe, US, China, India, Brazil, Taiwan, Japan and other countries. Development of collaborative activities with CGIAR Centres and programmes is particularly encouraged through the new ‘Other Countries Partnering Award’ scheme.
Saving our crops: Scientists develop first database of crop wild relative species18th Oct 2013The first database of crop wild relatives (CWR) – species that are closely related to crops - and their locations around the world has been developed by scientists at the University of Birmingham according to research published in the journall Biological Conservation.Imp
FLexible Interchange Programme (FLIP)Call status: OpenApplication deadline: 31 October 2013 BBSRC's FLexible Interchange Programme (FLIP) supports the movement of people from one environment to a different one to exchange knowledge/technology/skills, developing bioscience research/researchers and addressing our strategic priorities.FLIP awards provide flexible opportunities for individuals ("the interchangers") moving between different organisations, disciplines and sectors at all stages in their career beyond the PhD (or equivalent). For more details see
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