The link between our world and science has always fascinated me. One of my interests is crop science and how some of the world’s most important foods in our society will be affected by climate change.
|There are several advantages of neglected and underutilised species|
|Growing crops such as foxtail millet (Setaria italica), can give better nutrition, improve livelihoods and offer a way to deal with climate change. Photo: Bioversity International|
One of the biggest problems as the world recognises the use of alternative crops in global food supply will be accessing finance to help agricultural businesses export globally. There needs to be an increase in trade finance global facilities and alternative funders to help these companies grow and be successful, so global multidisciplinary collaboration is essential.
Plastic plays such an intimate role in our daily lives, from the contact lenses we wear, to the containers we consume our food in. While its creation may have paved the way to a more convenient and innovative society, the question is, at what cost? Plastic dependency Single-use plastic is the main culprit that has permeated our daily lives and is now polluting our beautiful lands and oceans....
12 June 2019
My passion for science and the desire to find answers began at a young age, examining the array of colours on flower petals and pondering over how or why it is that colour. It has since then developed into a lifelong goal to discover new and wondrous principles that will hopefully lead to making lives better. I arrived in the U.K at the age of 10. One of the main challenges that arose was my unde...
07 April 2018
Let’s start with the facts: An estimated 880 million people still don't have regular access to clean water. On average, women in developing countries walk 6 Kilometers a day to collect water. About 5,000 children die each day due to preventable diseases such as cholera, which are caused due the intake of contaminated water. A lack of water for personal hygiene lea...
19 March 2018