KMIS lecture: Decoding the secret language of soils

Duncan Cameron, Professor of Plant and Soil Biology and co-director of the Institute for Sustainable Food at the University of Sheffield, decodes the language of life underground. 

Compost being made in the Stable Yard at Kew Gardens

Date

13 December 2021

Time

6pm to 7pm

Location

Lady Lisa Sainsbury Lecture Theatre, Kew Gardens

Also available online, live and on demand

Price

£3

Join our talk on the language of life underground, with Duncan Cameron.

Duncan is a Professor of Plant and Soil Biology and co-director of the Institute for Sustainable Food at the University of Sheffield.

Soil is the foundation of most terrestrial life on Earth, yet its staggering complexity and value as a resource is often ignored. Most undervalued of all is the amazing array of organisms that make soil their home. This talk uncovers more about this undervalued resource. 

 

Kew Mutual Improvement Society Lecture Series

Since 1871, the Kew Mutual Improvement Society (KMIS) has been running an annual lecture series to boost your knowledge of the plant and fungal kingdom.  

From talks about historic gardens, to insights from the world of forensic botany, this year's series will introduce you to the latest discoveries and advancements in science and horticulture.  

You will hear from expert  staff, top scientists, and professional gardeners on some of the most ground-breaking research, practices and trends in the world.

Find out more about the 2021 — 2022 KMIS Lecture Series