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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Royal Society: a history interwoven

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October
122007

13:00 - 14:00

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The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

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 Professor Simon Owens, Head of Strategic Projects at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Royal Society luminaries such as Sir Joseph Banks PRS and John Lindley FRS were vital in establishing plant science at Kew. All but two of Kew's directors have been Fellows, and Kew's scientific progress has long been supported by the Society. This talk tells the story of this ongoing relationship.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Royal Society: a history interwoven

Public lecture by Professor Simon Owens, Head of Strategic Projects at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK
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