If you are looking for a way to become a botany teacher, the Al Jazeera Education program Botany Bay Road is your best bet.
The program is a collaboration between the University of Oxford and the Botany Society of New South Wales.
Its aim is to bring together scientists, students and enthusiasts who are passionate about botany to collaborate in an exciting and challenging new field.
We are looking to bring a diverse group of botanists together and to provide them with the tools and resources to tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing our environment and our planet.
We have a team of six botanistic specialists who are all experts in their fields.
They are:Dr. Rachael C. Loeffler, Professor of Botany at the University, New South Welsh School of Agriculture and Life Sciences; Professor of Chemistry and Applied Chemistry at the Australian National University; Professor in Zoology at the Queensland Museum of Science and Industry; Professor Emeritus of Biology at the Royal Botanic Gardens; and Associate Director of the Australian Botanic Garden.
We are looking forward to collaborating with you and working with you to explore how botany is being used to inform the future of science.
Dr. Daniela Pecoraro, Associate Professor of Biology and Director of Botanical Sciences at the Botanic College of the University at Darwin, is our special guest speaker.
Dr Paul C. Goss, Professor Emerita of Botanics at the Institute of Botanic Research at the British Museum, and Professor of Zoology and Applied Mathematics at the National University of Singapore is our guest speaker for the first week of Botania Bay Road.
Professor Jia Liu, Professor and Head of the Department of Botansic Sciences at Macquarie University, will join us as a speaker on Thursday, October 4.
We invite you to join us for a journey through botany that will take you to the future.
We hope that you will be inspired by the diverse views and perspectives expressed in this episode and that you have an opportunity to take part in an inspiring and exciting project.
Join us to discover what the future holds for the scientific study of botany and to be inspired.