Professor Matthew Turnbull

Science, biology and ecology

Matthew Turnbull cropped

Topics he can talk to your students on include:

  • Why do we do science?
  • How are scientific discoveries made?  Darwin and natural selection.
  • The role of biology in the earth system

Professor Matthew Turnbull is a plant physiological ecologist and Head of the School of Biological Sciences.  He is internationally recognised for his expertise in plant responses to environment.  His research programme includes work on plant responses to climate, the regulation of flowering and the impacts of land management practices on greenhouse gas emissions.  He has received awards for his research and teaching, and teaches courses in biological science and ecology.

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