Autumn Science Lecture 2023: Have plants tapped into the fountain of eternal youth?

Aging is irreversible…or is it? Vitality declines with age in humans and other animals, but do plants experience the same trajectory?

Join Dr Roberto Salguero-Gómez, Associate Professor in the Department of Biology, University of Oxford, as he discusses some of the research from his lab group exploring mechanisms plants use to postpone the onset of aging.

This lecture is online, you will receive joining details after you register.



Autumn Science Lectures 2023

Our Autumn Science Lecture series invites distinguished academics to deliver lectures on plant sciences and related areas of research. These lectures are online and are free for all to attend.
Book your place here.


Thursday 19 October

Dr Roberto Salguero-Gómez
"Have plants tapped into the fountain of eternal youth?"

Thursday 26 October Professor Baroness Kathy Willis
"Prescribing Nature: Understanding what happens when we see, touch and smell nature"


Thursday 9 November Professor Ilina Singh
Eco-Flourishing and Mental Health: Promises and Challenges
Thursday 23 November Professor Lars Østergaard
"Fruit development, morphology and evolution driven by a hormonal and genetic pas de deux"
Thursday 30 November Professor Yadvinder Malhi
"Tropical forests and planet earth: A macroscope view"