Posted on Wednesday 21 September 2016
With new threats to tree health never far from the news, the game plan for seven Scottish research institutes has been to work with computer game designers and create a freely-available platform on which young players can pit their wits against pests and diseases in the virtual forest survival strategy game CALEDON. The ultimate aim being to encourage a new generation of much-needed tree health specialists.
Posted on Monday 08 February 2016
Scottish Ministers are looking to fill two Trustee positions on the Board of the Royal Botanic Garden (RBGE). Each appointment is an opportunity to help shape the future of one of the world’s most renowned botanic gardens and require specialist knowledge and experience in two areas: Communications and Visitor Destination/Business Development.
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Posted on Monday 31 August 2015
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh’s (RBGE) recently appointed Director of Horticulture and Learning is Kevin F H Reid NDF MBA. Mr Reid comes to RBGE having served as Director of Ness Botanic Gardens, part of the University of Liverpool, from July 2006.
Posted on Friday 14 November 2014
Posted on Thursday 18 September 2014
An insightful peek at the rarely seen objects supporting the work of a leading international research centre is presented exquisitely in the newly published Botanical Treasures: Objects from the Herbarium and Library of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Set alongside alluring images of antique and contemporary archive specimens sit rich textual passages presenting powerful stories about plants and people from around the world.