FACCE-JPI Scientific Voices

Listen to scientists explaining their research

The publication of audio interviews of researchers working under the FACCE-JPI umbrella will start the 20th of September with Stig Uggerhøj Andersen, the coordinator of the ProFaba project.

Inspired by the view of Jean Perrin (Nobel Prize in Physics 1926), a renowned French physicist and science communicator who promoted “showing science in the making”, we ask the researchers behind the FACCE-JPI projects to share their science using their own words in an engaging and comprehensible manner.

The outcome is the “FACCE-JPI Scientific voices” program: a series of monthly podcasts with a running time of 10 minutes in English and the native language of the scientist if applicable.

Sylvie Recous or the soil puzzle

Sylvie's scientific voice takes us to the world of soil organic matter and its effect on plant nutrition and the environment. Soil may store organic carbon, emit greenhouse gasses or experience nitrate losses thus influencing climate. Ensemble modeling can play a role to estimate greenhouse gas emissions and hence provide data to plan strategies for climate change mitigation and adaptation. 

Sylvie Recous is coordinator of the CN-MIP project, Senior researcher Sylvie RecousFractionnement des Agro-Ressources et Environnement (FARE), French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and the Environment (INRAE).

Listen to Marta Pogrzeba, the coordinator of the MISCOMAR project from FACCE SURPLUS, explain in English and in Polish what entails heavy metal soil contamination and how some plants can help to clean the soil. More info on the MISCOMAR project via the link.

Enjoy a fresh Scientific Voices! 

A new Scientific Voice is published! Professor Michael Brudford, Dean for Environmental Sustainability and co-director Sustainable Places Research Institute at Cardiff University. He is coordinator of the ClimGen project.

Listen to Michael Brudford or the comprehension of the genetic adaptation to climate.

Our first interviewee is Stig Uggerhøj Andersen, an Associate professor at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics - Plant Molecular Biology at Aarhus University. He is the coordinator of ProFaba, a research project belonging to the SusCrop ERA-NET call.

Stig starts mentioning that he works to better understand legumes and that he collaborates with plant breeders to improve legume crops.

To know more, listen to him deciphering his knowledge in English and Danish!:

Listen to Stig Uggerhøj Andersen or the fascination with legumes.

More information on this project, and the other projects funded by FACCE-JPI partners, is available in the FACCE-JPI Project Wheel or through the Actions' pages on our website.