Safeguarding the world’s pollinators: International experts converge on Reading to inform UN policy

Thirty international experts met at the University of Reading recently, to help the United Nations develop better policies and practices to safeguard the world’s pollinators.

The meeting of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) was convened to identify the greatest threats facing pollinators in different parts of the world and was hosted by Professor Simon Potts, Director of the Centre for Agri-Environmental research.

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EU funding experiences: bees, benefits and Brexit

EU-Food lunchtime seminar:  Experiences of EU funding – bees, benefits and Brexit

Speaker: Professor Simon Potts

Date/time: Wednesday 8th March, 12:30-13:30.  Lunch will be provided.

Location:  Frank Parkinson room, Agriculture bldg (room booked till 2pm)

In this lunchtime session, Simon Potts will share his experience of EU funding – as project coordinator, partner, and expert reviewer – his journey of ‘getting into the EU’, and his long-term planning and approach in preparing for EU bids.

Please register by 22nd Feb by emailing indicating event title and any dietary requirements (so we can ensure adequate provision of sandwiches).  Thank you.


For EU funding opportunities see Horizon 2020