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Crop Research New Frontiers in Crop Research
20 October 2016
Abstract deadline:
19 August 2016
Early Bird deadline:
2 September 2016

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Meet our members:

Jenny MordueJennifer Mordue joined SCI in 1978. After leading the launch of the Scotland group in 2000, Jennifer became its Chair 2000 – 2003. She then became Chair of the Section Support Committee at London headquarters joining as Trustee from 2007 as an elected member of the Board. Jennifer was awarded the Lampitt Medal in 2002 for outstanding services to the Society. ‘I joined SCI towards the start of my academic career. The ability to attend SCI conferences at significantly reduced rates, the ability to network with senior people in industry and the ability to publish in and gain usage of the SCI journal Pest Management Science were all facets of being an SCI member that were essential in my career development. The cross linkage of different disciplines in SCI makes it a unique forum in which to thrive. In my time it has been particularly difficult for women in SET to climb the ladder and reach their potential in senior positions. As the first female Professor of Zoology in the University of Aberdeen’s 500 year history I feel strongly that I wish to support all young people and particularly women members of SCI to reach their true potential in their working life.Being a committee member at any and every level of the Society creates a wealth of opportunities relating to work, career and broadening one’s horizons.’

Jennifer Mordue
Member of the Board of Trustees

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    3D printerThree-D printing of ears, noses and damaged cartilage in the knees may soon be easier and cheaper following the launch of a ‘portable and affordable’ 3D printer for fixing damaged human cartilage.