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Students tell us their stories

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    Arvind Varsani, BSc (Hons), DIS in Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Loughborough University, UK
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Young Science Communicators Writing Initiative:

In an initiative to offer a platform to exercise skills in science communication, PUB commissioned a group of young scientists to write popular articles on various topics relating to biotechnology applications. Read their on articles on topics including sustainable energy, aquaculture, palaeogenomics, and more... Click here to view.

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