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Webinar: UK-Mexico Newton Fund, Improving Mexican Crop Resilience to Abiotic Stress

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Date: 9 May 2018, 16:00-18:00 BST (10:00-12:00 Mexico City)
Venue: Online

BBSRC is organising this webinar.

Newton Fund webpage on


This webinar provided an overview of the current UK-Mexico Newton Fund: Improving Mexican Crop Resilience to Abiotic Stress call.

The webinar was run through ‘Adobe Connect’. Listen to a recording of the webinar: Adobe Connect: UK-Mexico Newton Fund webinar.


  1. Presentation from Mexican and UK funders (1h)
    • Description of call scope and funding available
    • Overview of Colima, Jalisco and Sonora crops of importance and abiotic stresses relevant to the states
    • Application and peer review process
    • Useful tools to find UK and Mexican collaborators.
  2. Networking via the webinar chat (1h)

How to register

Registration is closed.

To access the webinar see Adobe Connect and sign up as a guest participant.

When you create your username, please follow the following format to help fellow participants connect with you:

  • Name
  • Country/State (for example UK, Jalisco, Sonora, or Colima)
  • Two key words that describe your research interests, such as crop and an area of focus.

Examples: John Roberts – UK – wheat – rhizosphere
Maria Hernández – Sonora– maize – drought.

How to find partners

  • Share your research interest in one slide (optional)

    You can prepare a single slide describing your research interest and send it to The slide should be sent in PDF format.

    All slides received by 15 May 2018 will be collated and published on the call webpage on 21 May 2018.

    Please note any submitted slides will subsequently be publicly available on the BBSRC webpage for the duration of the open call.

  • Other methods of finding partners will be discussed in the webinar.