We thank the University of Birmingham, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Global Engagement Fund for their sponsporship of the conference which has enabled us to invite some of our international speakers to attend in person. 


With thanks to the New Phytologist Foundation sponsorship we have been able to offer travel grants to 5 early career researchers and a prize for best poster. 

The New Phytologist Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation committed to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge and research in plant science. The Foundation currently fulfils this objective by publishing the scholarly journals New Phytologist and Plants, People, Planet and by funding a wide range of activities, such as the international New Phytologist Symposia and Workshop series, awarding grants, and the sponsorship of awards such as the Tansley Medal, named after New Phytologist’s founder Sir Arthur Tansley.

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With thanks to Elementar UK Ltd we are able to offer 2 prizes for best poster. Elementar UK is based in South Manchester and is responsible for supplying and supporting the entire range of Elementar instrumentation (elemental and isotope analysis) to the United Kingdom. They have supplied innovative products and services to leading companies, research institutes and universities across the UK.logo_Elementar_excellence_endversion