Predicting early spring budburst with genetics against a climate change backdrop

by phys.org/The University of Montreal
May 8, 2019

Risks of false spring

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
April 18, 2019

Arboretum announces 2019 research awardees

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
April 16, 2019

Arboretum announces 2019 research awardees

research awards 2019

Each spring the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University offers a research fellowship and a number of awards to support independent research projects submitted by students, post-doctoral researchers, and biological and horticultural science professionals. Stemming from the Arboretum’s mission to support and facilitate scientific inquiry and knowledge sharing about the plant kingdom, these opportunities enable researchers […]

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Robin Hopkins receives NSF grant to study speciation

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
April 15, 2019

Robin Hopkins receives NSF grant to study speciation

Robin Hopkins

Plants fuel Earth’s biodiversity, connecting humans to all parts of the biological world around them. Giving scientists and non-scientists access to accurate knowledge about the evolutionary forces that generate species is the motivating force behind the work of Robin Hopkins, Assistant Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard and Faculty Fellow at the Arnold […]

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Franchesco Molina earns his doctorate

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
April 1, 2019

Graduate researcher becomes PhD candidate

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
March 1, 2019

Precocious flowering and vascular function

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
February 11, 2019

Precocious flowering and vascular function

Jessica Savage

As a Putnam Fellow, Jessica Savage focused on how the vascular system influences the timing of flowering in trees. Published in American Journal of Botany, her research shows that trees that flower before they leaf out invest more resources for flower development the previous year rather than in the spring before the vascular system is fully functional. Abstract»

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Experimental design recommendations

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
February 1, 2019

A growing role as a living lab

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
January 17, 2019

Polyploid populations

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
January 1, 2019