The LAB JULY 2016


Keys to the Future, May 2016

EPS students Clari Burrell (SRUC), Paloma Heras (SRUC) and  Anne Ritzenhoff (UoE) ran the "Keys to the Future" Careers event on Friday the 13th May. Plant scientists with very different career paths shared their experience with the young audience. This was a huge success with a record turnout. WELL DONE!!

Potential Difference Exhibition, April 2015

The Potential Difference Exhibition examined socio-cultural aspects of science, with a focus on why gender is still a barrier to the career progression and optimisation of scientific potential in the UK. The exhibition showcased female scientists at different career stages, providing role models to inspire the next generation of scientists. 

Potential Difference was exhibited at The Royal Society of Edinburgh. It was Launched by Professor Mary Bownes, Vice-Principal of Community Development. The opening address: Professor Alice Brown CBE, RSE, Chair of the Scottish Funding Council. Potential Difference was a collaboration between Karen Halliday (Director, scientist), Meriem El Karoui (scientist), MELTING SNOW: Hamer Dodds (artist) and Graham Russell (graphic designer); Heshani Sothiraj Eddleston (photographer). The student organising committee compised: Johanna Krahmer, Sreerekha Pillai, Kathryn Topham

International Symposium on Plant Photobiology (ISPP), June 2013

Hosted by the Haliday Lab, June 2013, John McIntyre Conference Centre, Pollock Halls, Edinburgh

We would like to thank everyone who attended this conference for contributing to its success!

Highland dancers performing at the conference dinner

see ISPP page for details of the next conference

"The Avoidance of Shadows" AtticSalt Gallery, Edinburgh September 2013

This Art-Science Exhibition: was a collaboration between Karen and Edinburgh Artist, Hamer Dodds. The exhibition presented data and images supplied by speakers at the ISPP 2013 conference (hosted by Halliday in June 2013), the artists impression of the conference, as well as data and exhibits from the Halliday lab.