Belcher joins Advisory Group for the Bridging Plant Science and Society research program
ZURICH, CH Brian Belcher has been appointed to the Advisory Group for “PSC-Mercator Fellowship Program – Bridging Plant Science and Society” at ETH Zurich. This transdisciplinary PhD fellowship program supports research projects that deal with socially relevant issues from the perspective more than one academic disciplines and in collaboration with at least one relevant stakeholder. The program provides a high level of mentoring and support for students, with the aim of developing a new, more inclusive approach to research, bridging plant science and society. As part of this, Belcher co-led a workshop at ETH March 5-6 2018, and took the opportunity to meet other scholars and potential collaborators.