Prof Amanda BamfordBSc, PhD, FRSB

Professor of Plant Sciences

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Amanda is  Professor of Plant Sciences at the University of Manchester. Following post-doctoral research at University of Lancaster, UK and University of Florida, USA on the impacts of air pollution and global climate change on crop plants and agricultural production, she joined University of Manchester in 1996.  From 2014-16 she was Associate Dean for Social Responsibility in the Faculty of Life Sciences. From 2017 she has been the Unverisity of Manchester Co-lead for Environmental Sustainability. Her interests lay in the areas of environmental biology, tropical and urban ecology, biological impacts of climate change and pollution. She is a passionate about women in science and science communication. She works in Environmental education and conservation in South-East Asia and Latin America. 

She was a BBSRC schools champion for 10 years and has run many public and community engagement events

 

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