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Firth Hall, Firth Court, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN

A free Knowledge Transfer Network meeting

Plant science is critical to many of the world's global challenges including food security, environmental sustainability and climate change. This event has been developed through a unique partnership between KTN, The University of Sheffield and UK Plant Science Federation (UKPSF).

Who should attend?

This interactive workshop will bring together plant scientists, social researchers and innovators to explore novel approaches and learning from other sectors, and thus facilitate more effective co-design, knowledge exchange and public understanding.

Report launch

KTN will also be launching its pre-competitive R&D vision for the agricultural sector at the event, which includes specific chapters relating "Improving social awareness and proliferation of required skills".


10:00 - 12:30 - Impact studies of Social Science in action in plant science “Social element”
13:30 - 16:00 - Launch of KTN Pre-Competitive Booklet and associated talks around interdisciplinary approaches to innovation “KE element”
17:00 - 19:00 - Question Time Panel and Debates on key topics “Public Engagement element”


Car parking is available at the Qpark at Durham Road, S10 2JA, Sheffield. This is a public car park and does charge a fee, it's conveniently located only a few minuets walk from Firth Court. Alternatively the venue is located a only short taxi ride or a 25 minute walk for the train station.


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Further details

Register to attend this free event on the Eventbrite website.

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