Members of the Terraform team take part in the first Irish Paleo Forum (IPF) in Cork

On January 18th, our lab joined fellow Irish paleontologists for the first Irish Paleo Forum (IPF) meeting at University College Cork. The organisation of the IPF was proposed by Prof. Maria…

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How to bring extinct plants ‘Back to Life’ – publication by Will Matthaeus and Jenny McElwain

An obvious question to many might be “why study plant fossils?” Of course, some people just think they are amazing on their own. But there are ways that plant fossils can help us understand how…

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Workshop held at the Botany Lecture Theatre on Overcoming Barriers to Fen Restoration

On October 25th, a workshop on “Overcoming Barriers to Fen Restoration” took place at Trinity College Dublin’s Botany Department. The event was organised by Sate Ahmad and Adam Bates, as part of the…

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Dr Richard Nair awarded SFI-Royal Society University research fellowship

Root Dynamics for Ecosystem Observation is a SFI-Royal Society University research fellowship awarded to Dr Richard Nair. RODEO is an 8-year project where Richard and the interdisciplinary RODEO team…

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Adam Bates attends the Power to the Peatlands conference, Antwerp, Belgium

On 19-21 September, lab member Adam, Research Assistant to the Dive2Store project, attended the Power to the Peatlands conference, held at University of Antwerp, Belgium. Presenting a poster on…

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Final Year Thesis Spotlight: Do Cycads display CAM photosynthesis?

Plants are famous for their ability to photosynthesize. They produce sugars that are essential for life, using CO2 coupled with light energy from the sun. We know that photosynthesis occurs during…

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