Gulbanu Kaptan and Joshua Weller – UKRI/FSA Joint Grant, Using citizen science to explore plant breeding and investigate food-chain transparency

In partnership with DEFRA and the British Plant Breeding Society, PI Gulbanu Kaptan and CoIs Edgar Meyer and Joshua Weller (Leeds University Business School), and Huw Jones (Aberystwyth University) will be working with citizens to improve public’s knowledge on plant breeding and novel breeding methods, and understand the needs regarding a transparent food system that involves the implementation of novel technologies. The outcomes of the project will inform policies that ensure successful integration of novel plant breeding methods to the UK food system.