Research Committees


Research Committee B

Plants, microbes, food and sustainability

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Chairing team

  • Professor Philip Gilmartin, University of Hull (Chair)
  • Professor Elizabeth Baggs, The University of Edinburgh (Deputy Chair)
  • Professor Eshwar Mahenthiralingam, Cardiff University (Deputy Chair)

For a list of members who attended the last three meetings visit committee and panel outcomes.

Meeting dates


  • 21 March
  • 29 June
  • 12 October


  • 22 March
  • 21 June
  • 11 October


Research Committee B


Last updated: 26 June 2023

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