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Institute of Advanced Study

IAS Policy and Enterprise Fellow - Linda France

(11 September 2012)

Linda France, an IAS Policy and Enterprise Fellow from October – December 2013, has been awarded substantial Arts Council/National Lottery funding to conduct ongoing research into the relationship with plants and Botanic Gardens in this country and abroad.

As well as spending time at Durham Botanic Gardens during her Fellowship, Linda will be visiting Padua, the world's oldest Botanic Garden, Singapore and Sydney.  She will be launching her project 'Botanical' with a reading at Durham Book Festival on Sunday 28th September 2012 at 3.30pm, in the Town Hall.  Linda will be introduced by IAS Executive Director, Professor Veronica Strang.  You can also follow Linda's progress at