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An immense archive of plant diversity: the scientific and historical treasures of the Cambridge University Herbarium

12:00pm-4:00pm on Saturday 23 March

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Exam Rooms - University of Cambridge Student Services, Bene't Street, CB2 3PT

Do you know how plants get their scientific names? Discover the fascinating collections of our Herbarium in three newly released videos. Learn how plant specimens can be preserved for centuries, how we use them to name species, to study evolution, and to track changes in plant diversity. You can watch the videos online, and meet Dr Anne Dubéarnès in person to find out more.

Online event:
The three videos will be released on the Cambridge University Herbarium YouTube Channel during the festival.

In person event:
You can also meet Anne Dubéarnès at the “Rising Stars” event to find out more.

Date: Saturday March 23rd
Time: 12:00 to 16:00
Location: University of Cambridge New Museums Site, New Museums site Bene't Street, CB2 3PT

Link to the event:

Booking/Registration is: UNAVAILABLE

Additional Information

Age: Young Adults 12 – 18
Format: Film, Talk
Timing: In person, Available on Demand
Theme: Discovery, Environment
Accessibility: Full access, Transcript

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