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Science on Sundays – Cambridge University Botanic Garden

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

What links Antarctic Snow Algae, Scottish Salmon and the Botanic Garden?

Matt will explain how snow algae can ‘bloom’ on the surface of snow; what he is discovering about these amazing algae and the value they hold to the biotechnology industry.
Dr Matt Davey, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge

Free 30 minute talk starting 11am and repeated at 2pm.
Our seasonal series of Science on Sundays talks run each month between March – August. They bring the latest discoveries in plant science to our visitors in a 30 minute nutshell.

Standard admission to the Botanic Garden costs £5.50 and concession admission
is £4.95 for over 65s and students in possession of a valid recognised student identity card. University
of Cambridge students and accompanied children 16 and under are admitted free of charge. For further
visitor information please call 01223 336265 or visit


March 26
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden
01223 336265


Cambridge University Botanic Garden
1 Brookside
Cambridge, CB2 1JE
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01223 336265