Lecture: The Cancer Epidemic; Food, Pharma, and Our Future - 2016 Activity Series

Submitted by admin on Sun, 02/14/2016 - 20:26
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The IBIOLI, as as part of the 2016 Activity Series, invites its members, families, friends and the general public to attend this free lecture, given by Dr. Robert O'Connor, Head of Research, Irish Cancer Society, titled "The Cancer Epidemic: Food, Pharma, and Our Future". Ireland, like all countries globally, is seeing an increase in the numbers of cancers. There is much fear about the cause of these increases with many looking to our diet and environment as explanations.
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Lecture Theatre, National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 9

Lecture Report: The Value of Pollinators

Submitted by admin on Tue, 12/15/2015 - 10:34
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Report on Lecture: "The Value of Pollinators", that presented some startling facts on the decline in pollinator numbers and the potential impact on production and yields of many crops totally familiar to us. She conveyed to the assembled audience, drawn from a wide range of interest groups such as beekeepers, apple farmers, professional and academic interests, that pollinator concerns have become popular in the press, the general public and in political spheres.